Recording Marine Life


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Owain Gabb's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
Abundant 2001-03-30
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Great deal of colour variation, some specimens dark purple majority are white or brown. Nucella lapillus
1 2001-03-28
Inner Farne Beach
No information entered Testudinalia testudinalis
O 2001-04-09
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Occasional Adalaria proxima
1 2001-03-30
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
No information entered Aeolidia papillosa
1 2001-04-09
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Lower midlittoral individual 3cm long Aeolidia papillosa
C 2000-05-09
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common Trivia arctica
C 2000-02-25
West wideopen, Farne Islands
Common Trivia arctica
C 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common Trivia arctica
Abundant 2001-05-05
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Individuals and egg masses were found among kelp. Lacuna vincta
C 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common on kelp holdfasts and fronds. Patella pellucida
C 2000-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common on kelp holdfasts and fronds Patella pellucida
C 2001-10-17
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common Patella ulyssiponensis
C 2000-05-11
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common, washed up on shore, recorded after easterly gales Circomphalus casina
O 2000-08-08
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Occassional, Washed up on shore Cerastoderma edule
C 2001-08-21
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common, largest specimen 3cm Photographs Dendronotus frondosus
C 2000-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common in among seaweeds Littorina littorea
1 2001-05-25
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Identified under the microscope Embletonia pulchra
1 2001-05-04
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
No information entered Facelina auriculata
Abundant 2000-05-10
Brownsman Gut; Farne Islands
No information entered Littorina obtusata
C 2000-05-15
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common Chlamys distorta
O 2001-10-16
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Occassional Limacia clavigera
C 2001-05-05
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common Limacia clavigera
1 2001-10-17
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found among tunicates Modiolarca tumida
1 2000-05-04
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
No information entered Euspira catena
C 2001-04-09
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common, found beneath boulders Onchidoris bilamellata
1 2001-05-05
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found under boulder Onchidoris muricata
7 2001-05-25
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found under a single boulder Onchidoris muricata
Abundant 2001-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
All topshells <9mm Margarites helicinus
O 2001-05-20
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Occasional, found under boulder. Identified under microscope, drawings made. Pleurobranchus membranaceus
C 2000-03-30
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common found anchored in stones and shingle on lower shore Venerupis senegalensis
R 2000-05-11
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
No information entered Aequipecten opercularis
C 2000-05-11
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common Dosinia exoleta
C 2000-05-11
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common Dosinia exoleta
Frequent 2000-04-07
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
No information entered Littorina saxatilis
Abundant 2000-05-24
Knox Reef
Found among boulders Anomia ephippium
1 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
No information entered Emarginula fissura
P 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Found on the strandline Trivia monacha
P 2000-05-10
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found on strand lines Trivia monacha
1 2000-04-09
West Wideopen, Farne Islands
No information entered Ocenebra erinacea
C 2000-05-13
Westwide open; Farne Islands
Common on the north-east beach Chamelea gallina
Abundant 2000-05-09
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found among kelp holdfasts and red algae low on the shore. Studied under the microscope to determine the species. Tridonta montagui
3 2000-05-24
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
No information entered Tridonta montagui
C 2000-04-09
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common on kelp Velutina velutina
Frequent 2000-04-07
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found in gullies, shells up to 3cm high. Calliostoma zizyphinum
Frequent 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Found washed up on shore, shells up to 3cm high. Calliostoma zizyphinum
C 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common beneath stones, in pools and under seaweeds. Gibbula cineraria
C 2000-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common beneath stones, in pools and under seaweeds Gibbula cineraria
C 2000-05-24
Wideopens; Farne Islands
Common beneath stones, in pools and under seaweeds. Gibbula cineraria
2 2000-05-25
West wideopen, Farne Islands
No information entered Timoclea ovata
Abundant 2000-05-24 Knox Reef
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
No information entered Mytilus edulis
1 2001-10-17 West Wideopen
West Wideopen; Farne Islands
No information entered Testudinalia testudinalis
1 2001-03-28 Inner Farne Beach
Inner Farne Beach
No information entered Testudinalia testudinalis
C 2000-05-05 Inner Farne
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common, egg ribbons also seen Archidoris pseudoargus
C 2001-04-09 Inner Farne
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common Archidoris pseudoargus
C 2001-08-21
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common, largest specimen c.7cm - photographed Archidoris pseudoargus
Abundant 2000-05-05 Knox Reef
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Individuals and egg masses were found among kelp. Lacuna vincta
C 2000-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common on kelp holdfasts and fronds Patella pellucida
C 2001-05-29 Knox Reef
Knox reef; Farne Islands
Common Patella ulyssiponensis
O 2000-05-24 Knox Reef
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Occassional, washed up on shore Cerastoderma edule
1 2001-05-25
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Studied under microscope Cuthona foliata
1 2000-05-04
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Facelina auriculata
Abundant 2000-05-10
Brownsman Gut; Farne Islands
Littorina obtusata
1 2000-05-04 Knox Reef
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Pecten maximus