Recording Marine Life

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Records of Anomia ephippium

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
2 2002-06-08
Belfast Lough
Was growing on a brown crab.Crab about 6ins wide saddle oyster about 6mm in size this is quite common in this area but not a lot seem on shore. Eric Brown
Abundant 2000-05-24
Knox Reef
Found among boulders Owain Gabb
5 2005-02-01
Southampton water
Orange and white Abi Birkett
Young spat on settlemt panels
2003-03-23 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north, Flyde coast
Kathryn Turner
common 2005-08-19
sugary cove dartmouth castle, low springs, full moon
lowsprings undersides of rocks Sonia Rowley
common 2008-01-08 Chesil Cove
Chesil beach dorset
on fish box Steve Trewhella
1 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
In the rocks Adrian Cooke
1 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
Rockpool Adrian Cooke
2009-07-06 Mount Batten
Rocky beach situated just out of Plymouth Sound. Exposed to harsh weather conditions and strong currents.
Liz Bone
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 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
Single shell with the distinctive 3 scars amongst the oyster shells Nigel Sawyer
1 16/04/2011 Weymouth Beach
Large sandy beach with large areas of worm holes and casts. Mactra stulturom common and so were the broken (large!) shell of Ensis siliqua (neither in the DB list)
Shell found Nigel Sawyer
1 28/10/11 Hartland Quay
Very exposed rocky coast
about 7mm long. Under loose boulder in pool.Lower shore. (Image submitted) Robert Durrant