Recording Marine Life


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Julian Madle's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Flat sea bed at 15m deep, 50-60cm across. Raja undulata
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Beneath new pier at about 3m deep, about 40cm long. Syngnathus acus
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Close to beach at about 2m depth, 30-40cm long. Zeus faber
20 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Numerous sightings beneath pier in shades of grey and pink. 10cm to 15cm long. Taurulus bubalis
5 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
30 deep on wreck, up to about 20cm long. Parablennius gattorugine
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Juvenile, beneath pier at around 3m, less than 30cm long. Pollachius pollachius
2 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Flat sea bed at 18m deep, about 60cm long. Scyliorhinus canicula
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Wreck at 30m, could not determine length but reasonably large judging by head size. Conger conger
6 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Wreck at 30m, about 1m long Molva molva
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Juvenile, beneath pier at about 3m, less than 30cm long. Labrus bergylta
50 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Numerous sightings between 3m and 30m deep. Necora puber
10 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Numerous sightings between 3m and 30m deep. Cancer pagurus
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Close to beach at about 2m depth. Maja squinado
2 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Beneath pier at about 3m, about 7cm long. Palaemon serratus
10 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Numerous sightings beneath pier at about 3m deep, up to 10cm across. Anemonia viridis
1 11/06/2011 West Bay
M2 wreck at 35m
35m deep, about 10cm tall Ciona intestinalis
3 11/06/2011 West Bay
M2 wreck at 35m
35m deep, very large (could not see entire animal but head around 10cm across) Conger conger
10 11/06/2011 West Bay
M2 wreck at 35m
35m deep, many sightings, up to 15cm long Parablennius gattorugine
1 11/06/2011 West Bay
M2 wreck at 35m
35m deep, body 10 to 15 cm across Maja squinado
40 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Numerous occurrences in white and orange, up to about 10cm across when open. At depth of 15 to 20m. Metridium senile
10 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Frequent sighting of adults at a depth of 15 to 20m Homarus gammarus
500 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Absolutely everywhere Ophiocomina nigra
30 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Abundant occurrences in various colours, up to 20cm across. Depth 15 to 20 m Urticina felina
1 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Very illusive, spotted at about 20m depth Anarhichas lupus
1000 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Absolutely everywhere Ophiothrix fragilis
10 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Frequent sighting of adults at a depth of 15 to 20m Necora puber
4 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Adults at a depth of 15 to 20m Cancer pagurus
5 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Adults at a depth of 15 to 20m Taurulus bubalis
1 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
About 10cm across Henricia oculata
1 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Large adult at about 20m deep Crenilabrus melops