Recording Marine Life


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Mrs L.M. Hicks's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 2002-06-28
Rocky shore, Cardigan Bay, west Wales.
The crab was sighted at the edge of the pool, it was feeding and moved abrutly when I disturbed the water. Necora puber
P 2002-06-28
Rocky shore, Cardigan Bay, west Wales.
Seen in one area, the area being well populated by perwinkles and other such like. Pleased to find something different. Nucella lapillus
1 2002-06-28
Rocky shore, Cardigan Bay, west Wales.
Found clinging to the underside of a rock on a falling tide, looked for more but none found. Testudinalia testudinalis
1-2 p.a. 2002-06-10
Cardigan Bay, west wales
Very few seen but interesting to see and always left alone. Mola mola
Abundant 2002-06-28
Rocky shore, Cardigan Bay, west Wales.
Seen in a number of rock pools on a falling tide, sometimes one alone abut a number were seen side by side. Anemonia viridis
Many 2002 Cardigan Bay
Cardigan Bay, west Wales
These crabs are caught in the pots, only the ones above a certain size are landed and soft ones which are shelling are returned to the sea. Cancer pagurus
2-3 2002-06-05 Cardigan Bay
Cardigan Bay, west Wales
Numbers seen decreased this year, usually play around the boat. Tursiops truncatus
8-10 p.a. 2002-06-24
Cardigan Bay, West Wales
These fish are caught in lobster pot and are always released and returned to the sea Cyclopterus lumpus
70-80 p.a. 2002-06-01
Cardigan Bay, west wales
These fish are either in the pots or coiled around the pot ropes as they are hauled, always returned to the water Syngnathus acus