Recording Marine Life


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Wendy Henwood's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 2004-09-25 Porthtowan
Porthtowan beach
decayed on strandline, approx 15 cm diameter Chrysaora hysoscella
P 2004-09-25 Porthtowan
Porthtowan beach
Thousands on strandline: some fresh (ie still with blue animal attached to sail), others dacayed (ie only sail remaining) all about 8cm long - these had been around for about 3 or 4 days and had been smelling very badly - by today, no smell Velella velella
P 2004-09-25 Porthtowan
Porthtowan beach
Hundreds totally covering a regular structure (?mast) approx 3 metres in length - on strandline - still alive at this point with long attachment up to approx 30 cm, shell, and feelers attempting to feed - by 1st October, all dead Lepas anatifera