Recording Marine Life


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Jon Parr's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
P 2003-08-02
Mothercombe Beach, South Hams, low tide 0.8m far right of beach as you look seaward.
Found in several locations covering rocks close to the low water mark. Sabellaria alveolata
P 2004-09-04 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury, blackstone rocks
lots open rockpools Anemonia viridis
1 2004-09-04 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury, blackstone rocks
At base of rock almost in the sand of a rockpool Aulactinia verrucosa
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Dense seen in crevices and overhangs Dendrodoa grossularia
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Several, one very large Actinia equina
1 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Small, under boulder Lepadogaster candollei
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Several under boulders on very low tide Porcellana platycheles
1 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
On overhang Caryophyllia smithii
10 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Quite a few under boulders on the low shore. Small in size Galathea squamifera
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Large clusters in gulleys and overhangs, very low tide Corynactis viridis
1 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
On an overhang, lowshore Caryophyllia smithii
2 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Under rocks at lowshore Xantho pilipes
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Very abundant covering most overhangs, over extensive areas Balanus perforatus
1 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Under overhang Actinia fragacea
8 2005-08-17
Ardtoe beach, Ardnamurchan
Crowed in limited rockpool in the intertidal Anemonia viridis
20
Mothercombe beach - in the ruin of the tidal swimming pool
Within sand and in shallow water. Sighting after storm with lot of debris on beach. Barnacles alive. Lepas anatifera
5 2006-12-31
Wonwell beach, near kingston, Avon Estuary, South Devon
Attached to intact jam jar with metal lid. Alive. Lepas anatifera
3 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Clinging to rocks in overhang, very low tide. Egg ribbons near by Archidoris pseudoargus
4 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
White/yellow - ribbon of eggs but no adults Archidoris pseudoargus
8 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
On barnacle covered rock, very low shore Calliostoma zizyphinum
2 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Xantho pilipes
v. abundant 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
In rows and clumps on rocks mid-lower shore Patella vulgata
v. abundant 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
White specimens mid-lower shore Semibalanus balanoides
v. abundant 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Encrusting rocks upper-lower shore Chthamalus stellatus
v. abundant 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Amongst barnacles esp in crevices on high-mid shore Melarhaphe neritoides
>50 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Mid-lower shore on rocks and in/around rock pools Littorina saxatilis
>100 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Mid-lower shore on rocks - undersides and in rock pools Actinia equina
common 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Mid-lower shore Porphyra umbilicalis
v. abundant 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
All over shore, pebbles and sand also in rock pools on limpets Ulva intestinalis
>100 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Mainly lower shore some mid, crammed in crevises and rock undersides 0.5-3cm long Mytilus edulis
4 2007-06-03
Cellars Beach, Yealm estuary
2 very large Actinia fragacea
10 2007-06-03
Cellars Beach, Yealm estuary
on rocky shore to west of beach Ostrea edulis
5 2007-06-03
Cellars Beach, Yealm estuary
small plants in rockpools Sargassum muticum
large group 2006-06-17
Cellars beach, yealm estuary, devon
Under overhang on waters edge, sheltered Clavelina lepadiformis
1 2006-06-17
Cellars beach, yealm estuary, devon
small Cancer pagurus
15 2006-06-17
Cellars beach, yealm estuary, devon
in pools to east of beach Anemonia viridis
20 2007-09-16
Yealm Estuary
On sediment, low tide Crepidula fornicata
many 2007-09-16
Yealm Estuary
On sediment, low tide Crassostrea gigas
abundant 2007-09-10
Carnac, Britanny
Many revealed at low tide, sandy bottom Crepidula fornicata
1 2008-06-16
Cellars beach
large, on open rock in crevice Actinia fragacea
1 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
Under boulders Pholis gunnellus
2 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
One just moulted Cancer pagurus
3 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
Parablennius gattorugine
1 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
washed up on seaward beach, open, snapped shut when picked up and returned to sea Aequipecten opercularis
lots 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
on rocks on lower shore - underside Balanus perforatus
lots 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
Large bank just off rocky beach in estuary. Exposed at low tide. Sargassum muticum
5 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
Ostrea edulis
many 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
Crassostrea gigas
10 2008-07-25
Mothecombe Beach, South Devon
Anemonia viridis
3 2008-07-25
Mothecombe Beach, South Devon
Actinia fragacea
12 2008-07-25
Mothecombe Beach, South Devon
lots - some good size Carcinus maenas
1 2008-07-25
Mothecombe Beach, South Devon
Porcellana platycheles
1 2009-04-08 Mew Stone
Off Mew Stone
Swimming near mewstone Cetorhinus maximus
2 2009-04-14 Portscatho
Portscatho, Cornwall
Actinia fragacea
10 2009-04-14 Portscatho
Portscatho, Cornwall
Balanus perforatus
4 2009-04-14 Portscatho
Portscatho, Cornwall
Patella pellucida
1 2009-04-14 Portscatho
Portscatho, Cornwall
Halichoerus grypus
6 DD/MM/YYYY Portscatho
Portscatho
Asterina gibbosa
1 2009-09-20 Yealm sand bar
Sand bar at mouth of Yealm uncovered at good low tide
Ray was dead and buried in the sand but seemed in good condition. May have been caught out by very low tide exposing the sand bar? Raja clavata
1 06/11/2011 Yealm
on bottom of rowing boat on pontoon at Yealm Steps
lone individual amongst other growth Styela clava