Recording Marine Life


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Records of Acanthochitona crinita

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 DD/MM/YYYY Lindisfarne
St Mary's Local Nature Reserve 1km north of Whitley Baye.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
Barbara Brown
30 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Underside of rocks, solitary or groups up to 1.5cm long lower shore Sonia Rowley
2 2005-10-02 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
on rocks in low shore rockpools Cat Ridout
1 2006-06-08 Blackstone Rocks
Blakstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Middle shore, 1cm Cat Ridout
1 2007-03-03
portland harbour
Steve Trewhella
1 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
Found under stone lower shore. Spot pattern/ size on "scales" fits this species rather the other one Nigel Sawyer
1 22/07/2011 Hope Gap Sussex
Chalk platform. 1m low tide and investigated area straight in front of the steps. Many cobbles and stones in the gulleys which were turned and looked at. A bootlace worm, encrusting bryozoan, a couple of unidentitied (and not photographed) chitons also seen - had to escape the rising tide)
Under stone near low tide mark Nigel Sawyer
2 06/08/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform at low tide (1.2m) Several unidentified seaweeds seen and two scale worms (?Harmothoe impar). ALso Halurus equisetifolius which does not appear in the list
Under stones near low tide mark Nigel Sawyer
1 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Singleton c.20mm found under a rock Nigel Sawyer