Recording Marine Life


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Records of Alcyonidium diaphanum

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
abundant 2008-07
Newton Point, Porthcawl on sandy shore
washed up on sand and in pools Judith Oakley
6 2009-08-31 St Leonards-on-Sea
Several pieces of Alcyonidium diaphanum found washed up on strandline on 31.8.09 at 9:30 am (HT = 5.8 m at 9:04 am)
On strandline Mike Guye
occasional 22/06/2012 Westward Ho!
Amongst rocky area adjoining S end of extensive sandy W-facing beach.
Two well-branched specimens hanging from roof of small deep crevice in rock strata, low shore (above MLWS). Other smaller specimens in same area, similar crevices. Robert Durrant