Recording Marine Life


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Sonia Rowley's records

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Species
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
11 cm long, very dark green with bright yellow/green stripe on dorsal surface. Under small rock, lower shore. Nerophis lumbriciformis
P 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Up to 3-4 cm diameter, ubiquitous on the undersides of rocks & gravelly mucky areas, on lower shore Porcellana platycheles
P 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Loads seen underneath rocks, in rock pools. Mid-lower shore. Carapace up to 4 cm diameter. Carcinus maenas
20 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Carapace up to 6 cm diameter. Mid-lower shore, under stones and in rock pools. Necora puber
15 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Under rocks and in rock pools, lower shore. Carapace up to 10 cm diameter. Cancer pagurus
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
1 cm long, inside an empty limpet shell. Lowershore. Lekanesphaera rugicauda
P 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Loads seen attached to rock surfaces; midshore Semibalanus balanoides
20 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Mid-lower shore 2-3cm long Ocenebra erinacea
2 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
3-4mm lower shore seen on the underside of rocks Bittium reticulatum
3 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Up to 2cm tall; mid-lower shore Turritella communis
30 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Underside of rocks, solitary or groups up to 1.5cm long lower shore Acanthochitona crinita
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Amongst kelp, 6cm diameter Aurelia aurita
6 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Rock surfaces, mid-lower shore 2-3cm diameter red and brown Actinia equina
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
1.5cm diameter; underside of rock lower shore Tethya aurantium
5 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Underside of rocks, lowershore blue, yellow, orange Botryllus schlosseri
2 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Underside of rocks, lower shore white and pink Botrylloides leachii
P 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Loads seen, underside and under rocks, lower shore oftern with $Porcellana platycheles$ Amphipholis squamata
20 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Underside of rocks, lowershore upto 2.5cm wide Asterina gibbosa
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
30cm long amongst kelp Labrus bergylta
3 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
5mm long lower shore/sublittoral on kelp frond Patella pellucida
1 2005-07-15
cannon ball alley, Plymouth estuary, east side.
Bearing eggs, on Palmaria palmata. 13m depth. Limacia clavigera
6 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
>6 approximately 8-10inchs long, on sandy bottom. 2 or 3 individuals wrapped around each other. 13m depth. Aplysia punctata
2 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
amongst algae on sandy bottom. 13m depth. Philine aperta
1 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
sandy bottom, 3inch diameter. Myxicola infundibulum
3 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
on sandy bottom, up to 4inches diameter. 13m depth. Pecten maximus
2 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
swimming through low lying kelp on sandy bottom, individual 1 ft long. 13m depth. Labrus bergylta
loads!! 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth
course snady/shingle bottom. 20m depth. Pecten maximus
3 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth
layed on sandy bottom and free swimming. Scyliorhinus canicula
Frequent. 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth
On great scallop shells Crepidula fornicata
2 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth
in between rocks. Homarus gammarus
1 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth.
On sandy bottom, 20m depth. Pagurus prideaux
4 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth.
On sandy bottom & amongst rocks, 20m depth. Cancer pagurus
3 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth.
Courser sandy bottom amongst small stones close to great scallops and some rocks. 20m depth. Pisidia longicornis
1 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth.
On sandy bottom, 18m depth. Dipturus batis
1 2005-07-16
Mounts Bay, between Lands end and the Lizard.
Basking on surface Mola mola
1 2005-07-16
Newfoundland point on St Mary's Island, Isles of Scilly
Basking on Surface, east of the wreck Cita Mola mola
1 2005-07-17 Bishops Rock
Bishops Rock, West Isles of Scilly
Basking on surface. 200 meters NE of Bishops Rock. Mola mola
2 2005-07-17 North St. Agnes,
North St. Agnes, Isles of Scilly
8.30 BST North of St.Agnes playing & travelling in a NW direction Delphinus delphis
4 2005-07-19
Near Hard Lewis Rocks, St Martins, Isles of Scilly
One individual 4ft in length Scyliorhinus canicula
1 2005-06-29
Travelling back to Dartmouth from Isles of Scilly
No further comments Mola mola
>6 2005-10-23
English channel, making way from Dartmouth to Jersey.
Open ocean @ BST 06:30 hrs heading East. Phocoena phocoena
1 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Carapace length 12 cm. Maja squinado
>3 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Colonies of light blue test with white zooids encrusting Maja squinado legs. Botryllus schlosseri
Common 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Common throughout wreckage, small individuals (u to 3 cm long)within colonies. Yellow lines (tracts) within the zooids. Clavelina lepadiformis
Common 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Present throughout wreckage on sides or undersides of wreck plates. Morchellium argus
>15 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Lost count there were so many, poking out of holes within wreckage, often 3 or 4 in one opening. Conger conger
Abundant 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Abundant schools swimming above and within the wreck. >25 cm long. Trisopterus luscus
1 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Male cuckoo wrasse, 13 cm long. Labrus mixtus
>6 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Very brightly coloured, amongst wreckage (often higher/top plates) ~12 cm long. Parablennius gattorugine
1 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Carapace length 14 cm, hidden under hull. Cancer pagurus
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Patches of this species betwwen large areas of Corynactis viridis Sagartia elegans
Abundant 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Large colonies of same colour forms, occasionally solitary towards shallows. Corynactis viridis
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Common on rock surfaces. Polyps open. White and yellow/orange colour forms. Alcyonium digitatum
Present 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Present on hard substrata. Sertularia cupressina
Present 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Individuals up to 2.5 cm high randomly on rock and mainly laminaria digitata. Calliostoma zizyphinum
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Encrusting laminaria fronds. Membranipora membranacea
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Encrusted with sea mat, also with short egg ribbons attached, possibly Polycera quadrilineata. Laminaria hyperborea
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
On rocky surface. Plocamium cartilagineum
Present 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
On hard substrata, ~ 15 cm diameter and 5-6 cm high. Nice piece! Pentapora fascialis
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Both common and spiny starfish common throughout dive. Asterias rubens
10-15 2005-06-18
Hat rock, diving up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters, <1/2 knot running (morning dive).
A few small (up to 15 cm long max) mainly female. Labrus mixtus
Abundant 2005-06-18
Hat rock, diving up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters, <1/2 knot running (morning dive).
Loads on side of rocks, lovely and most open. Metridium senile
Abundant 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Loads of different colour varieties scattered over wreckage. Corynactis viridis
Common 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Loads on wreckage especially on landward/lee side. White and orange colours. Metridium senile
Common 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
On wreckage. Alcyonium digitatum
Present 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Random on wreckage, especially hull. Calliostoma zizyphinum
Present 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Pink colonies on edges of wreckage at the top ~ 2-3 cm long. Botrylloides leachii
1 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Laying on bottom ~40 cm long. Scyliorhinus canicula
2 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
One very small <8cm long; other 15-20 cm long. On side of narrow wreckage <1m off the bottom, both together with the larger one higher on the wreck piece. Zeugopterus punctatus
Present 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Present on top of wreckage. Pentapora fascialis
3 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Up to 8 cm long, on undersides and inside wreckage. Ascidia mentula
8 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
at about 24 meters depth. Up to 5 cm length, 2 large individuals and 6 small on wreckage, together and solitary. Prostheceraeus vittatus
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Common on wreckage mainly shallow parts with Nudibranch strings and ribbons on. Tubularia indivisa
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
15-20 cm long colonies with Nudibranch strings and ribbons on! Pentapora fascialis
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Common on wreckage and rocks. Alcyonium digitatum
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Present on lower/deeper parts of wreckag ~32 meters. Up to 20 cm tall. Eunicella verrucosa
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Clusters on sides of wreckage. Orange disc and white tentacle form. Actinothoe sphyrodeta
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Loads especially around wreck arches and swim throughs. Not all open. White, orange and some green forms. Metridium senile
>3 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Among hydroids in shallow wreckage. 1.5 cm long. Sycon ciliatum
1 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
On side of wreckage, 1 cm shell length. Trivia monacha
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Amongst wreckage, especially sides and some undersides. Up to 3 cm long. Clavelina lepadiformis
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Generally present draped over wreckage and associated rocks, up to 15 cm long. Asterias rubens
3 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Up to 50 cm long, lying in rock crevases in shallows, and one large (50 cm) on shingle bottom amongst wreckage at 36 meters depth. Scyliorhinus canicula
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Lots and tiny up to 1 cm long on Corynactis viridis and wreckage. Diaphorodoris luteocincta
2 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Tiny, up to 1.5cm long max! on wreckage/boilers. Cadlina laevis
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Common >10 at least especially on Pentapora fascialus. Polycera faeroensis
3 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
Up to 4 cm long, blue glands. Generally gorgeous exposed on wreckage. Janolus cristatus
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Present on wreck plates ~25-30 meters depth. 20-30 cm high. Eunicella verrucosa
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Common on wreckage especially around swim throughs. Alcyonium digitatum
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Not quite as common as A.digitatum, nevertheless pressent less exposed areas of wreckage. stand ~6-8 cm high. Alcyonium glomeratum
1 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Small (6 cm across), attached to inside of wreckage. Diazona violacea
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Underside of wreckage/plates. Parazoanthus anguicomus
>10 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Present in colonies up to 20 cm along and 8-10 cm high on wreckage, usually top surfaces and fairly exposed. Pentapora fascialis
>10 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Up to ~10 cm long, generally around wreckage mainly undersides. Ctenolabrus rupestris
1 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Fairly deep down the wreck, a good size; 55 cm long. Pollachius pollachius
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Common on corners and unexposed sides of wreck plates. Colonies ~6-8 cm long. Morchellium argus
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Present in small colonies around sides and undersides of wreckage. Yellow inner tracts. Colonies up to 8 cm long, individuals ~2-2.5 cm high. Clavelina lepadiformis
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Draped over wreck corners and further up into the shallows on the rocks. Up to 12 cm long. Asterias rubens
2 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
2 together 1.5-2 cm long, difficult to tell as very together! Polycera quadrilineata
>10 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Very common up to 2.5 cm long. Apear in twos or solitary on wreckage. Polycera faeroensis
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Covered in Nudibranch egg strings and ribbons especially in shallower areas of wreckage. Nemertesia antennina
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Common on rock faces and sides of wreckage. Corynactis viridis
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Especially abundant around archways of swimthroughs and less exposed sides of wreckage. White, orange forms. Metridium senile
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
On shallower areas of wreckage and rocks. Plocamium cartilagineum
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
Encrusting surrounding rocks and more exposed flat areas of wreckage. Corynactis viridis
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
Common up on higher superstructure and in accommodation and bridge areas of the wreck and higher starboard parts of the stern as it lies on its Port side at this point. Mainly white and orange forms, mainly open also. Also present on toilet seat inside wreckage (white anemones only!). Metridium senile
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
On upper parts of wreckage, but also on surrounding deeper areas of rocks and much larger individuals ~12 cm high. Mainly white forms. Alcyonium digitatum
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
On wreckage, especially on side plates with egg spirals on. Nemertesia antennina
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
General solitary throughout wreckage, inside and out. Up to 2.5 cm in diameter. Caryophyllia smithii
1 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
on side of underside of stern, starboard side, 1.5 cm long completely white. Ribbon eggs very close by. Cadlina laevis
>5 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
Up to 2 cm long, with flat coiled ribbon eggs. Diaphorodoris luteocincta
1 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
2cm long, close to Pentapora fascialis, by stern on rocks just up from large prop. Limacia clavigera
8-10 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
Quite a few, up to 2 cm long associated with plenty of ribbon egg masses. Polycera faeroensis
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
White egg masses both beads and ribbons present on most things! Polycera faeroensis
1 2005-09-06
Steaming to the Isles of Scilly
Swimming east in Falmouth bay. Prionace glauca