Recording Marine Life


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Amber Ridgeway's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
100s 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
Over 100 washed up dead on the beach, plenty more live in the sea. Aurelia aurita
3 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
1 on the beach, 2 more in the sea 3ft diam. Last autumn 5-square foor Lions Mane washed up on beach. Cyanea capillata
dozens 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
Other Beroe also present, Ovata & Gracilis, some only few mm long, others 3cm long, some with no tentacles, some larger ones with 20cm long tentacles. No apparent bioluminesence, but iridescent in sunlight. Beroe cucumis
100s 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
Over 100 washed up dead on the beach, plenty more live in the sea. Aurelia aurita
3 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
1 on the beach, 2 more in the sea 3ft diam. Last autumn 5-square foor Lions Mane washed up on beach. Cyanea capillata
dozens 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
Other Beroe also present, Ovata & Gracilis, some only few mm long, others 3cm long, some with no tentacles, some larger ones with 20cm long tentacles. No apparent bioluminesence, but iridescent in sunlight. Beroe cucumis