Recording Marine Life


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Records of Actinia equina

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
C 2003-05-17
Firestone Bay, Plymouth
Common on the underside of rocks and in rockpools. One seen on the same rock as a strawberry anemone. Seashore Safari
20 + 2003-07-07
South coast of Tregear point, west of Porthleven, Cornwall.
All below seen in shallow waters on rocky shore. Victoria Ellis
P 2003-06-25
Trevone/Newstrain Beach - flat slate rock outcrop
Many, on rocks (mid to lower shore) and in rock pools. St Issey School Group
P 2003-07-16
Polzeath, north Cornwall. Rocky shore
Numerous on rocks (tentacles retracted). Liz Barton
P 2003-07-11
Constantine Bay - rocky shore with sandy inlets & gullies
Numerous on rock and crevices and pools.
P 2003-07-14
Bude (north coast, rocky area seawardside of breakwater (13:00-14:00).
Numerous on rocks and in crevices.
P
Loads of Beadlet anemones found throughout the whole of the literal zone.
O 2004-03-26
Woddy Bay - North sheltered bay approx 2km long comprising mainly boulders,and pebbles with some overhangs and rockpools. Waterfalls onto beach (photos enclosed)
Occassional, 20, in crevices and pools Barbara Haddrill
C 2004-04-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten, near Plymouth
Common, seen under rocks, in crevices and in rockpools. Seashore Safari
C 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
Rock crevices and pools Ruth Williams
10 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
Found under rocks. West Park Primary
C 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
Common under seaweed, over hangs and rocks. Seashore Safari
P 2004-04-06
Wembury VMCA
Cat Ridout
4 2004-07-05 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Nr Plymouth.
in rockpools, in crevices with seaweed overhanging Seashore Safari
100 2004-05-06 Barricane Beach
Barricane Beach, near Woolacombe. West facing shingle and sandy beach surrounded by numerous sloping rock with rockpools. Quite heavily scoured.
On rocks, in crevices Barbara Haddrill
20 2004-06-01 Widmouth Head
Near Widmouth Head, Devon. Small rock beach adjacent to sandy/muddy harbour/rhia
On rock/in crevice/in pool Barbara Haddrill
5 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy nay. High shore, rugged rocks with some shallow rockpools. Sunny and cloudy, strong breeze. Site 1
In pool David Butt (Brauton School)
68 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, west facing rocky platforms north of sandy bay. Midshore area, rock rocks with frequent pools, shallow and deep. Sunny & cloudy, strong breeze site 2
In rockpool David Butt (Brauton School)
19 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy nay. High shore, rugged rocks with some shallow rockpools. Sunny and cloudy, strong breeze. Site 1
In rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
2 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, west facing rocky platforms north of sandy bay. Midshore area, rock rocks with frequent pools, shallow and deep. Sunny & cloudy, strong breeze site 2
In rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
40 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy bay. Low shore area, steep & rugged rock with deep pools & gullies. Site 3.
In rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
C 2004-07-18 Achmelvich beach
Achmelvich beach, Sutherland
Common in rockpools Liam Mason
30 2004-08-07 Millport
Farland Point, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
Shallow water rocky shoreline Alison Fish
R 2004-08-10 Constantine Beach
Rocky shore beside Constantine Beach observed in mid shore zone.
In cracks only - mid zone Peter Jones
C 2004-08-19 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, near Mountbatten
Common on rocks, in rockpools. Seashore Safari
C 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Common found during Seashore safari in rock pools and under and on rocks. Caroline Farrell
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent seen under boulders Caroline Farrell
P 2002-10-05
Rocks at North end of Polzeath beach.
Common Guy Baker
P 2001-09-16
Shankill Beach between Bray and Killiney, County Dublin Ireland.
Present Tim Clabon
5 2004-10-26 Wembury beach
Wembury beach
Seen in rockpools of varying sizes. Simon Roper
F 2004-10-26 Wembury beach
Wembury beach
In rockpools Simon Roper
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Several, one very large Jon Parr
P 2005-02-23
Sillery Sands foreshore low tide level (springs), Lynmouth Bay
Many high to low level S R Hewlett
P 2005-03-02 Lynmouth foreshore
Lynmouth foreshore west
Many seen in a rock pool Harwell School
P 2005-03-10
Sillery Sands foreshore between Point Perilous and the bottom of the decent path 9-10/3/05.
Many seen in rockpools and on rocks Horspath Primary
1 2005-03-13
To the right hand side of new waterfront pub, west Hoe, Plymouth
Seen in a rockpool Judith Oakley
A 2005-03-26
Black Rocks, near Southerndown, South Wales
Abundant on rocks and Sabellaria reefs Judith Oakley
P 2005-04-09
Langerstone Point
Loads seen Katherine Hill
5 2005-04-09 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Found on rocks on lower shore Seashore Safari
P 2005-05-06
Foreshore from Lynmouth to Sillery Sands
Many seen on pool edges Wheatley Park
P 2004-05-18 River Lyn
East Bank of the River Lyn at 12 noon on a rising neap tide.
Many seen on rocks in pools St Michaels School
9 2005-05-21
Jamie Walls
C 2005-05-08
Snapes Point Salcombe Estuary Devon
Common on rocks and in pools Jo Corke
P 2005-05-31
Portscatho beach
Lots seen in all pools Sam Parr
A 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
Abundant in pools and on boulders Judith Oakley
1 2005-06-22 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
in amongst seaweed on the lower shore John Farquhar
6 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Rock surfaces, mid-lower shore 2-3cm diameter red and brown Sonia Rowley
204 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy bay. Low shore area, steep & rugged rock with deep pools & gullies. Site 3.
On rocks in and out of water David Butt (Brauton School)
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 10,years 4-6, Alice, Keira, Rachel, Olivia and Holly Gask Holbeton School
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 6, year 3,5&6, Jack, Isaac, Tom Rogers, Francis and Anthony Holbeton School
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 4, years 3 & 6, Sam Perrin, Charlie O'Neil, Joe McArdle, Paddy, George Gask and William Speed Holbeton School
3 2005-07-15 Croyde Bay
Croyde Bay - rockpools on middle shore, Baggy point side of beach
No further comments Charlotte Bettle
2 2005-08-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach, Plymouth
Mid tide gully, size = 4cm column width; low tide rockpool, size = 3cm column width Cat Ridout
some 2005-10-04
Lynmouth shore west.
rock pool Deddington School
few 2005-10-11
Lynmouth east
in pools mill lane
3 2005-12-01 Lynmouth foreshore
Lynmouth fore shore.
New Marstom
Present 2006-01-17
Sillery Sands, Lynmouth.
Lots seen at all levels Bampton Newman
Present 2003-06-25 Wembury
Wembury Beach, South Devon
Lots seen. Cat Ridout
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
3 2006-04-13 Borth beach
Southern end of Borth beach, about 5-6km north of Aberystwyth
Seen in rock pool. About 50mm across. Both red and green forms seen. James Fair
100 0000-00-00 Lee Bay
Lee Bay, North Devon
Rockpools and rocks
150+ 2006-07-13 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
100's 2006-07-15
Freathy Cliff, in a large rockpool
All over the rocks. James Park
1 2006-05-13
Lynmouth bay, old victorian swimming pool
Jonathon Holroyd
150+ 2006-05-26 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone Reef
1cm - 5cm diameter Cat Ridout
5 2006-05-31
Woodside Beach in Wootton, Isle of Wight
Seen on side of rocks in the upper intertidal zone Jo Read
some 2006-06-06
Lynmouth Foreshore East at midtide.
The top of the beach Madley Brook School
Lots 2006-06-05
Portscatho
70+ 2006-06-14 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
80+ 2006-06-15 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstine Rocks
Cat Ridout
abundant
Mid to low, brown and red, 1-4cm diameter
abundant - see comment 2006-08-26
Aberavon Beach, Port Talbot, S Wales.
Many red specimens but also common are large green specimens (Actinis prassina?) Judith Oakley
20 2006-08-30 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury Devon, rocky shoreline
Rockpools George Hosegood
present 2006-09-24
baiter beach poole harbour
Under stones Steve Trewhella
lots 2006-10-18
Lynmouth Beach E at low tide.
Top of beach thomas pounder
common 2005-08-19
sugary cove dartmouth castle, low springs, full moon
Mid-lower rockpools and undersides of rocks & stones Sonia Rowley
2007-03-03
portland harbour
Steve Trewhella
>100 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Mid-lower shore on rocks - undersides and in rock pools Jon Parr
abundant 2005-08-22
sugary cove dartmouth westside lowsprings
Mid-lower shore undersides of rocks Sonia Rowley
50
Found on boulders and in rock pools on the upper part of the shore
Abundant 2007-05-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
Abundant
Abundant 2007-05-03 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
common 2005-08-24
East side of sugary cove - Dartmouth
mid-lowshore on rocks and in caves Sonia Rowley
>15 2005-08-14
rocky coast on coastal walk between compass and castle cove dartmouth (westside) increased sun exposure till sundown no fresh H2O inlets.
mid-lower and in rock pools mainly up to 2.5cm diameter 2 + tiny juveniles Sonia Rowley
Abundant 2007-05-15 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
Common 2007-05-15 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
common
100s 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
all the usual places Paula Ferris
Abundant 2007-06-02 Downend
Downend Headland, between Croyde & Saunton
Paula Ferris
Present c.3 2007-07-14
Jennycliff
Jayne Evans
rare 2007-07-19
Branscombe beach
1 found very small (<1cm diameter)on underside of a loose rock in a rockpool Milly Hatton-Brown
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
all over shore Paula Ferris
abundant 2007-10-26 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Gower - 3/4 of way along from beach
rockpools Judith Oakley
2007-12-07
Metal ring on rocks 100m from 'Plage' slipway, St Anthony in Roseland towards opp headland. Sheltered shore, little wave action. Rocky down to shore, seaweed dominates.
5m below high tide mark John Nicholson
1 2007-10-26 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Swansea, Wales
Middle shore Shore Thing
Occasional 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Found in crevices and overhangs Seashore Safari
2 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
2 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
abundant 2008-01-23
Aberavon Sands, Port Talbot, South Wales
under overhangs on concrete of breakwater. red and green ones. Judith Oakley
15 2008-05-06
Biddlehead Point, Salcombe Estuary, Devon
rock faces near low tide Jo Corke
Present 2008-06-06
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
100 2008-06-19 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks wembury beach
al over the rocks in crevices and on boulders Cat Ridout
abundent 2008-07-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks
on rocks Cat Ridout
20+ 2008-08-03
St Georges Island/Looe Island. Looe. Cornwall. South West England.
All found on the upper shore. Either in rockpools or closed on dry rocks. Low tide. Sheltered shore Amelia Bridges
Abundant 2008-08-26
Kingsand Beach, Cornwall.
All fairly the same in size, 3cm across. all on the tops of barnacle covered rocks. Amelia Bridges
13 2008-09-07
Mannorbier beach, Wales
Total anemones from 4 rock pools (low shore). Abundant elsewhere. Laura Sheard
abundant 2008-09-19
e.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
Larissa Paver
abundant 2008-09-27
On rocks at eastern end of Porthmeor beach
On rocks, crevices and overhangs, in rock pools of lower and middle shore Larissa Paver
2008-09-27 Porthmenor Beach
Eastern end of Porthmenor beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Abundant. rockpools and crevices. Larissa Paver
frequent 2008-12-28 Porthmeor Beach
Western end of Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Larissa Paver
2009-02-27 Aberavon Sands
e.g. aberavon sands - along the breakwater
In crevices and rock pools at the breakwater Cheryl Perkins
Abundant 2009-04-07 Blackstone Rocks
Rockpools
Cat Ridout
2 2009-04-24 Aberavon Beach
Near the break water at Aberavon Beach
In a rockpool Adrian Cooke
2 2009-04-24 Aberavon Beach
Near the break water at Aberavon Beach
In rockpool Adrian Cooke
10 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
In rockpool Adrian Cooke
20 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
On rocks Adrian Cooke
Abundant 2009-05-12 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Rockpools
Cat Ridout
Abundant 2009-05-24 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Rockpools
Cat Ridout
Abundant 2009-06-20 Hastings
Rocky shore below East Hill with some sand patches, shingle, pebbles and boulders. There is also a rocky \"platform\" mid-low shore with many crevices and small rock pools. Other species certainly present including some hydroids, bryzoans, brown flatworms, probable Bullhead and other fish
Everywhere! All sizes up to c. 50mm wide. Mainly red forms but green as well Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 2009-07-05 Cow Gap, Eastbourne
Boulder, rocks and stone leading down to sea, some sandy/gravel patches, with small rock pools and some finer sediment. Un identified Spirobius sp, Sandhoppers and worm (prob Hermanthoe impar - picture sent via post) as well as seaweeds
Varying sizes and red and green forms Nigel Sawyer
Common 2009-07-18 Eastbourne, below Pinnacle
Mainly soft bedrock with pools and some pebble and sandy areas. Storms previous day and persistant strong wind. Some unidentified hydroids (?Obelia) also found 2 metre low tide so water level fairly high
Common Nigel Sawyer
Common 2009-08-02 Hastings
Directly east of the Stade. 2.3 metre low tide. Shore line pebbles and boulders with some rock pools in evidence
Not many with tentacles out Nigel Sawyer
Common 2009-08-21 Cow Gap near Eastbourne
Beach consisting mainly of bolders, cobbles, pebbles with patchs of clay and sand.
Under stones Nigel Sawyer
Rare 2009-09-07 Mousehole, Cornwall
Rock platform just east of village, below \\\'bathing\\\' pool set into the rocks.
On bare rock Larissa Paver
>10 2009-09-26 Perranporth
Middle Shore - Sheltered Sandy rockpools with an abundance of Ulva lactuca Rockpools were freshly revealed by the tide (less than 2 hours)
James Park
Uncommon 2009-09-21 Eastbourne Pier
The pier at Eastbourne. Sandy beach below shingle with some soft bedrock with pools. In addition to the list Mactra stultrom common, as were hydroids (unidentified on the pier structure)
Only a few seen under pier Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-09-07 Aberavon Beach
Aberavon Beach, Wales
Seen clinging to a rock Traethmelyn Primary School Doyle
1 2009-09-07 Aberavon Beach
Aberavon Beach, Wales
Traethmelyn Primary School Doyle
Lots 2009-09-07 Aberavon Beach
Aberavon Beach, Wales
Traethmelyn Primary School Doyle
1 2009-09-07 Aberavon Beach
Aberavon Beach, Wales
See in a rockpool Traethmelyn Primary School Doyle
Many 2009-10-05 Aberavon, South Wales
Beach
In rocks and out of rock pools Adam Morgan
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Usual places Paula Ferris
5 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Relatively few scattered widely across upper shore Paula Ferris
Common 2010-04-21 Cow Gap, Beachy Head Sussex
Rock pools and sandstone area. Area of sand and some mud/ sand patches amongst the boulders and other rocks. Jaera sp also seen. Pools near the cliff had the seaweed Dumontia incrassata and shells of Mactra stultorum were also found (neither listed in DB)
Red form more common that green Nigel Sawyer
Common 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
several seen Nigel Sawyer
Common 2010-04-17 North Landing, Flamborough
Mainly chalk bedrock with cobbles and boulders- about 1/3 of the side is exposed rock. Live cover is mainly algae with limpits being far less abundant.
Anthony Hurd
Occasional 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
Abundant 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Colour variations include green and blue/green Paula Ferris
30 2010-10-06 Plimont, Guernsey
Semi enclosed bay, sand with outcrops of rock perpemdicular to low water mark. Associated with the outcrops are motile stones and pools. (many alga species in rock pools dieing back)
In rockpools and crevices. Tabitha Pearman
10 2011-01-20 Portreath harbour entrance
A narrow North Cornwall coast harbour. Very exposed. Some sand/mud, some loose rocks.Mostly hard rock.
Very large specimens under the stones I was able to move.Stones were in water Treve Opie
Common 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
In exposed rock pools Nigel Sawyer
3 26/12/2011 Eastbourne Pier
The area of shingle and sand around the pier Strandline consisted of absolutely 1000s of oyster shells amonst a few other things. Ensis ensis was also found, at least 6 shell pairs
Seen in rockpools that appeared at low tide (right on the waters edge as 1.3m tide) Nigel Sawyer
10 08/04/2011 Mount Edgecumbe
The rocky shore around the point of Mount Edgecumbe.
Bex House
hundreds 14/4/2011 Seafield Beach
Seafield Beach in Kirkcaldy, Fife
Overhangs Amy Ryan
Lots 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
Lots 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
Lots 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
Uncommon 26/06/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform with seaweed covering
Only a few seen but included a large green one 40mm across Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
Few of various sizes seen across shore Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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)
Few of varying sizes in rockpools and understones Nigel Sawyer
3 30/07/2011 Eyemouth Beach
Low tide - very - At water mark on beach in rock pool
Rock Pool - Approx. 10cm deep in crevice Bain Simon
5 02/08/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore
Marlin Beach Rangers
1,000 plus 07/08/2011 Skipi geo, Birsay, Orkney
Rocky headland,
on rocks in strong currents ... all sizes from size of 2p coin to larger than my fist penny martin
Uncommon 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
Not many seen. Red and green forms mainly less than 30mm Nigel Sawyer
25 14/08/2011 Cove bay Harbour
Intertidal zone
Several seen in rock pools and many on rocky substrate out of the tide line Andrew Smail
Uncommon 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Low numbers in the rocky areas and a few around the pier Nigel Sawyer
01/07/2011 Plymouth Hoe
Description: Embayment, Sheltered with an East facing aspect Zone: littoral Full salinity Use and impacts:Fishing,rockpooling Sub stratum: Bed rock and concrete Features: Crevices, gullies, pools, overhangs
Tabitha Pearman
10/07/2011 Lerwick
Description: Sheltered embayment with an East facing aspect; Full salinity Use and impacts: Fishing, drains, rockpooling Sub stratum: Bed rock, large to small boulders Features: Crevices, gullies, pools, overhangs Modifiers: Possible fresh run off from drains
Tabitha Pearman
200 18/09/2011 Cape Clear Island
South Harbour under stones at low tide
Abundant Becky Williamson
20 9/10/2011 Fulsam Rock, Margate, Kent, UK
On upper shore amid tide defence rocks at base of sea defence wall
Rock pool, and crevices in sea defence rocks. All under 30mm in size. Most in closed beadlet form, 5 in open form (those in pools) Green, red and orange form beadlet anemones. Nuala Campbell
many 31/07/2011 River crouch,essex
medium sized rocks part of a groyne
all surfaces of rocks making up the groyne,all rocks covered in sea weed. JAMES GIBSON
common 09/02/2012 Westward Ho!
Deep-cut gully through wave-cut rock platform, floored with coarse sand. Gully running at 45 degrees to prevalent wave direction, hence moderately exposed.
Scattered throughout area from low to upper shore, on rock walls, in crevices, & in rock pools. Robert Durrant
Abundant 08/05/2012 Albion Sands
Sandy SW-facing beach, sheltered by Gateholm to S & W,flanked by cliffs, with some outcropping strata central and W edge, & large boulder field E edge.
Abundant in all suitably-sheltered rocky locations, in pools, in crevices, under overhangs, mid to low shore. Some very dense colonies under larger overhangs, pools sometimes crammed, touching each other or nearly. All specimens seen were red variety. Robert Durrant
Often abundant 04/06/2012 Greencliff
Area of overhanging rock strata running at right-angles to the sea, with gullies open to NW, often sandy-bottomed. Lower part of wave-cut platform, with upper beach comprising large and very dynamic pebble ridge backed by high cliffs. Erosion of softer rock has created many shady crevices.
Patchy distribution, but sometimes very abundant, esp upper mid-shore almost into the upper-shore pebble area. Robert Durrant
Common 17/06/2012 Splash Point, Seaford
Chalk platform and shingle beach
Upto 70mm in size Nigel Sawyer