Recording Marine Life


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Lauren Burghes's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
100-200 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Seen above water from boat and underwater. My fins got nipped. Size ranged from 1m to 2.5m in length Halichoerus grypus
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On frond of L. digitata. Approx 1.5cm Patella pellucida
500+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks between 2-9m depth Laminaria digitata
300+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks above L. digitata at 2m depth Fucus serratus
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rock at 9m depth. 3cm in diameter Urticina felina
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
In crevice at 10m depth. approx 25-30cm Gadus morhua
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Female in crevice at 9m depth. 35cm Labrus bergylta
2 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Scavenging on rocks Necora puber
500+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
All over the site at all depths Echinus esculentus
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Dead and being scavenged by N. puber. Eledone cirrhosa
10 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Under rocks between 9-12m Galathea squamifera
2 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
In caves at 9 and 13m. Approx 35 and 40cm long Homarus gammarus
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Amongst kelp at 6m. 5cm in length Pomatoschistus pictus
200+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks around kelp at 3m upwards Patella vulgata
20 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Seen on rocks at the surface from the boat. Mixed in with H. grypus. Approx 0.8-1.5m Phoca vitulina
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
4cm across. On rocks Polymastia boletiformis
100 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks from surface down to 12m. Juveniles at 1cm across to 8cm adults Asterias rubens
5 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks at 8-12m about 4-6cm diameter Henricia oculata
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
3cm across on rocks at 5m Archidoris pseudoargus
100+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks from 6-16m Alcyonium digitatum
200+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On L. digitata and F. serratus fronds
30 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks from 2-6m Pagurus bernhardus