Recording Marine Life


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Records of Alcyonium glomeratum

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
4 or 5 clusters 2003-08-05
Auliston Point at the southern junction of Loch Sunart and the Sound of Mull
On sheer rock wall at about 20m Photo available Alison Fish
F 2004-08-30 Ormsa
Offshore Ormsa. Firth of Lorn
Extensive patches Keith Hiscock
R 2004-09-01 Belnahua
South of Belnahua. Firth of Lorn
Large patch in hollow in kelp forest Keith Hiscock
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. Sonia Rowley