Recording Marine Life


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Records of Anthopleura thallia

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
approx. 10 2004-04-08
Grunta Beach, Woolacombe, North Devon
Present in narrow shallow rockpools above sand and coated in sand (none open). Keith Hiscock
Dozens 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
under sand at rock edges, to 400mm Paula Ferris
10 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
In rock pool crevices low shore, in 2 locations Paula Ferris
3 2007-10-14
Downend, Croyde - in one gulley, lower mid shore
1 -2 cm diam, bright orange tentacles, in cracks base of small rockpools along gulley wall Paula Ferris
20 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
Estimated number - anemones closed, debris encrusted in cracks low shore, one open orange form in above gulley Paula Ferris
3 2010-05-29 Downend, Croyde
Rocks, gullies & rock pools
In cracks, easily overlooked, may have been more. Paula Ferris
5 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
All together in one mid shore rock pool/crevice Paula Ferris
4 06/06/2012 Westward Ho!
Area of rocky strata at edge of wave-cut platform, S end of sandy beach.
Largely buried and coated in sand/shell fragments in shallow sandy bottomed & sheltered rock pools. Robert Durrant