Recording Marine Life


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Jack Sewell's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
5 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
found under rocks in mud at low tide Xantho hydrophilus
10 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
at lowest point of tide under rocks, fairly abundant Galathea squamifera
50 or more (estimate) 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
Abundant all over the shore under rocks from mid to low tide Psammechinus miliaris
1 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
on sea weed at low tide Pawsonia saxicola
3 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
under rocks, bright red in colour Athanas nitescens
1 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
in pool, mid shore Taurulus bubalis
3 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
under rocks at low tide Pilumnus hirtellus
10 or more 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth, Rocky shore, boulders and Mudddy/gravel sediment in patches.
Low shore Calliostoma zizyphinum
under most rocks 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth, Rocky shore, boulders and Mudddy/gravel sediment in patches.
Under most rocks Amphipholis squamata
6 + 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth, Rocky shore, boulders and Mudddy/gravel sediment in patches.
One soft shelled moulting individual found Cancer pagurus
30+ 2004-08-14 Padstow
Near Padstow - rocks at edge of sandy beach and mouth of River Camel.
Many individuals only found in one large crevice at mid tide on slight overhang. Onchidella celtica
Very common 2004-08-14 Padstow
Near Padstow - rocks at edge of sandy beach and mouth of River Camel.
Some washed onto beach, some in shallow water over sand. Chrysaora hysoscella
Many large clumps 2004-08-14 Padstow
Near Padstow - rocks at edge of sandy beach and mouth of River Camel.
On rocks, close to sand quite common. Balanus perforatus
O 2004-08-14 Padstow
Near Padstow - rocks at edge of sandy beach and mouth of River Camel.
Occassional Filling some pools. Appeared to be in poor health in some pools. Sargassum muticum
1 2004-12-05
camel estuary 1 mile north of Padstow. Sandy beach along estuary.
washed up on beach very recently. Still in wash zone Chrysaora hysoscella
P 2004-01-31 Wembury beach
Wembury beach, rocks
Quite common in mid-water rockpools several clumps, fairly abundant (have photo if needed) Bifurcaria bifurcata
P 2004-01-31 Wembury beach
Wembury beach, rocks
Found in large numbers in most rockpools. Mid to low water. Anemonia viridis
1 2004-01-31 Wembury beach
Wembury beach, rocks
Under rocks in a midwater rockpool. Necora puber
A 2005-02-12
Wembury, opposite HMS Cambridge, very low tide, just off the Mewstone.
Present in large, sandy-bottomed rockpools low down shore. Fairly dominant in some pools. Asparagopsis armata
1 2007-09-30
Wembury Point, near Plymouth
about 2m deep just beyond low water point on good low tide. Unusual colouration, yellow with orange spots. C 10cm across(see picture)(Possibly red starfish? Need to confirm ID) Henricia oculata
Abundant 2007-09-30
Wembury Point, near Plymouth
In rockpools and subtidal Asparagopsis armata
abundant 2007-09-30
Wembury Point, near Plymouth
Large stands, covering seabed on North side of Mewstone. Sargassum muticum
Quite common 2007-10-26 Batten Bay
Batten Bay
several under boulders intertidally (mid-lowshore) Athanas nitescens
fairly abundant 2007-10-26 Batten Bay
Batten Bay
some eggbearing males present. in shallow pools, mid shore and under boulders Nerophis lumbriciformis
rarer than normal 2007-10-26 Batten Bay
Batten Bay
Small individual stems (<30cm) in pools on lower shore. Sargassum muticum
1 individual plant 2008-02-06
Hamble River, near Southampton. E 448 650 N 107 780
Seemed to have been dislodged or attached to small stones, stranded on mudflat at low tide. Fairly large, well formed individual for the time of year. Undaria pinnatifida