Recording Marine Life


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Sarah Brown's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
2 2009-06-01 Runnel Stone S Cardinal
approx 2 miles off Lands End, from small yacht. Sunny day, very smooth sea state. Sighted at 1555.
feeding close to fishing boat Cetorhinus maximus
3 2009-06-01 Runnel Stone S Cardinal
Sunny day, smooth sea, time 1715. Baro 1008, wind V1
2 sharks close together, one tail thrashing, mating behaviour (?) rather than feeding. Viewed from approx 500m Cetorhinus maximus
3 2009-06-01 Runnel Stone S Cardinal
Sunny day, smooth sea, time 1715. Baro 1008, wind V1
2 adult looking sharks and one much smaller juvenile. Cetorhinus maximus
50 2009-06-02 Pembrokeshire Coast
Offshore from Pembroke. Wind NE3, baro 1010, bright sun
huge pod, stayed with us for an hour or so, seemed to be mother and baby teams would come to the boat in squads fo 4 to ride the bow wave and then head off again. Some leaping clear of the water. Delphinus delphis
30 2009-06-13 Carrick Castle
On a mooring rope, in Carrick Bay
All over mooring rope Caprella mutica
4-6 2009-06-13 Carrick Castle
On a mooring rope, in Carrick Bay
several porpoises as we went up the CLyde towards Carrick Castle Phocoena phocoena
4 2009-07-03 Tobermory
On passage from Tobermory to Droma Buidhe
Between tobermory and Drumbuie Phocoena phocoena
4 2009-08-13 Treshnish Isles
SW 2-3
Feeding close inshore to the TReshnish, 3 yachts in the area, one dinghy launched and came very close to the sharks. May have been french vessel. Cetorhinus maximus
1 2009-08-07 Soay Sound
V1
Feeding Cetorhinus maximus
1 2009-08-07 Soay Sound
V1
swimming Phocoena phocoena