Recording Marine Life


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Cathal McNaughton's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 2010-12-31 Cushendall, Co Antrim
lower rocky shore line
In rockpool, got good photos Liparis liparis
30 2010-12-31 Cushendall Co Antrim
Rocky foreshore immediately NE of Cdall beach. Low tide.
In rockpools and rivulets of sea water draining back into the tide after the tide dropped. Urticina felina
2 2010-12-31 Cushendall, Co Antrim
Rock pools on foreshore immediately NE of Cushendall beach, Co Antrim, Ireland.
In rockpools sitting by stones at night. They were juveniles, 5.6cm and 8.5 cm. Red and white one was the smaller. Larger one pink and olive green. They change colour v quick when relocated for photo. Taurulus bubalis
1 02/04/2010 Cushendun beach.
In the breaking waves among debris following a big storm.
I think this is Aplysia punctata, it was washed up dead on the beach but it was fresh and was excreting red dye in my hand. Aplysia punctata