Recording Marine Life


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Damienne Arthur's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 29/05/2012 Perranporth beach, Cornwall
below Droskyn castle, in the "lagoon" area (only accessible at low tide)
about 2.5mm, running across damp rock. first time I've seen one, had to look up to identify, but definitely one of these. Neobisium maritimum
lots (lost count) 29/05/2012 Perranporth beach, Cornwall
below Droskyn castle, in the "lagoon" area (only accessible at low tide)
longest was about 150mm Eulalia viridis
fair few patches 29/05/2012 Perranporth beach, Cornwall
below Droskyn castle, in the "lagoon" area (only accessible at low tide)
small patches in various places across rocks, not contained to one area particularly. Not 100% sure have identified correctly but having compared a few pictures, think it must be this. Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea
about half a dozen 29/05/2012 Perranporth beach, Cornwall
below Droskyn castle, in the "lagoon" area (only accessible at low tide)
males guarding eggs in holes in the rock faces (very little to no water in all but one. The one in water was trying to catch a eulalia viridis) Lipophrys pholis