Recording Marine Life


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Eric Brown's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
100 2002
Donaghadee Sound (Belfast Lough)
Seen for the last 20 years. Velvet crab leave the area in January and are replaced by hermits until about July when velvets return. Pagurus bernhardus
2 2002-06-08
Belfast Lough
Was growing on a brown crab.Crab about 6ins wide saddle oyster about 6mm in size this is quite common in this area but not a lot seem on shore. Anomia ephippium
5 2002-03-00 Groomsport Bay
Groomsport Bay, Belfast Lough.
2 large animals and 3 smaller ones near shoals of herring Phocoena phocoena