Recording Marine Life


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Stephen Furley's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
P 2004-07-08 Ogmore-by-Sea
Ogmore-by-Sea approximately 15 metres offshore loacated approximately 60 metres (easterly) beyond main beach access path (lower left hand corner of field).
Swimming in a westerly direction stopped at one point to swim in a circular motion. Phocoena phocoena
P 2004-07-08 Ogmore-by-Sea
Ogmore-by-Sea approximately 15 metres offshore loacated approximately 60 metres (easterly) beyond main beach access path (lower left hand corner of field).
Swimming in a westerly direction stopped at one point to swim in a circular motion. Tursiops truncatus
1 2004-08-13 Swansea Bay
Entering into the further reaches of Swansea Bay toward the port of Neath
Observed swimming while being passed by boat Phocoena phocoena
2 2004-08-13 Swansea Bay
Approaching Swansea Bay from Mid Bristol Channel travelling from Ilfracombe - port of Neath
Approx. 14.00hrs. Observed swimming while being passed by boat Phocoena phocoena
1 2004-08-13 South of Pembroke
Approaching Swansea Bay from Mid Bristol Channel travelling from Ilfracombe - port of Neath
Approx. 13.15hrs. Observed swimming and basking whiles being passed by boat Halichoerus grypus
1 2004-08-13 Bristol Channel
Mid Channel between Ilfracombe and Port of Neath
Observed swimming and basking while being past by a boat Mola mola
3 2004-09-10 Ogmore by Sea
Approx. 50 m offshore in front of my home at Craig-yr-Eos Road
Slowly swimming easterly towards Southerdown Phocoena phocoena
14 2004-10-09 Ogmore by Sea
Approx. midway between Ogmore by Sea/ Southerndown (SEAT locations/The Rocks) and approx 50 m offshore
Seen at 11am, observed for a shore period of time swimming in the surf. Halichoerus grypus
3 2005-08-27
Approximately 1/2 mile into Swansea Bay/Neath Rivermouth/Port of Neath.
Observed swimming while being passed by a boat. Phocoena phocoena
1 2005-08-27
Sand bank at Neath Rivermouth.
Basking on sand bank. Halichoerus grypus
1 2005-08-02
Directly opposite Craig-yr-eos Road in Ogmore by Sea, Vale of Glamorgan, approx 20 metres off shore.
Observed surfacing and diving for a period of approx 1 1/2 hours, close to shore at high tide. Halichoerus grypus