|Number seen/Abundance||Date||Location||Comments||Recorded by|
Beach at Silecroft
|10 per square metre in some places. 2 hours after high tide, stranded on beach, some dead, some alive.||Lynette Gilligan|
Menai straits under Menai Bridge
|Small specimens on course sand at 6mtrs||Ken Byrne|
Rocky shore (intertidal), Nrth side of Whitley bay, Northumberland
|Found whilst rock pooling on lower shore during extremely low tide. Some sitting amongst kelp fronds rather than beneath rocks.||Fiona Greenwold|
Site of wreck of the HERA, Gull Rock E of Nare Head Cornwall,
Greenisland, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim
Criccieth, North Wales.
|Very poor visibility.||Terry Middleton|
|P||2000-09-09||Weasal Diving Hole
Weasal Diving Hole, Eyemouth, Scotland.
|No information entered||Terry Middleton|
Big Green Carr/Amphitheatre St Abbs, Scotland.
|20||2002-07-13||St Mary's Lighthouse
St Mary's lighthouse, North side of Whitley bay, Northumberland.
|Small specimens||Jenny Prince|
Rocky shore. Sand in places at low water
West end of Praa Sands, Cornwall
|approx. 25cm dia. seen in rockpool digesting a limpet with it's stomach turned inside out||Andrew Pollitt|
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
|Under boulders, near mussel beds||Judith Oakley|
St Mary's Local Nature Reserve 1km north of Whitley Baye.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
|Both common and spiny starfish common throughout dive.||Sonia Rowley|
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5. Sea temperature 13 degrees.
|Generally present draped over wreckage and associated rocks, up to 15 cm long.||Sonia Rowley|
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.
|Draped over wreck corners and further up into the shallows on the rocks. Up to 12 cm long.||Sonia Rowley|
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
|Many seen - common sight throughout dive.||Becky Seeley|
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
|Present in large numbers all over the wreck.||Caroline Farrell|
James Eagan Layne wreck.
|Covering wreck||Faye Wood|
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
|On rock on reef||Faye Wood|
Freathy Cliff, in a large rockpool
|Seen on a rock. Smallish, approx. 6cm from armtip to armtip.||James Park|
Denge Beach, Dungeness, Kent
|Still alive.||Steven Kirk|
|100+ along 20 meters of shoreline||2007-01-07||
Whitepoint, Cobh, Cork Harbour (on Great Island opposite Haulbowline Island - west of the old jetty)
|Seen under rocks and seaweed, ranging in size from .5 - 4 cm.||Sarah McGinnis|
Branscombe Bay, Devon
Near the wreck of the France Aimee on the east side of the isle of wight
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
|Rock pools & gullies, 20 cm||Paula Ferris|
Oxwich Bay, right hand side on and around rocks leading to Oxwich point, Gower
|plentiful on sand and in pools||Judith Oakley|
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
|Under weed at base rocks low shore, about 15cm diam||Paula Ferris|
Oxwich Point, Gower - 3/4 of way along from beach
|orange and purplish varieties of all sizes||Judith Oakley|
Oxwich Point, Gower
|many small ones under stones and boulders clustering together||Judith Oakley|
On the sand at low tide at the base of the shingle bank along Dungeness point.
|On the sand at the base of the shingle bank.||Alexandra Fowler|
chesil cove dorset
|many dead starfish washed up after storm||Steve Trewhella|
Combe Martin Bay, N Devon
|50cm in diameter in crevice, green upper, orange underneath eating a limpet||Jane Nesigh|
Rocky shore, south east coast of cornwall. Dog beach, Looe.
|In a crevice at low tide about 9cm long. Mid-shore.||Amelia Bridges|
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
|Up to 20cm, in various locations on edge of pool on the sandy shore||Paula Ferris|
long shingle and sandy beach
|Most were dried out in the high shore line.||Tom Young|
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)
|One attacked by juvenile Herring Gulls||Nigel Sawyer|
Found large, live, common starfish, at 1pm. Moved animal to deeper rock pool to await high tide.
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
|On rocks from surface down to 12m. Juveniles at 1cm across to 8cm adults||Lauren Burghes|
Intertidal rocky shore
|Under rocks||Jenni Kakkonen|
|1||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)
|Single live individual found under boulder||Nigel Sawyer|
|1||05/03/2011||Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth
|reasonably large individual under rock of middle shore||Kristie Wilkinson|
|10||08/04/2011||Redgate Beach, Babbacombe, Torquay, UK
Rocky shore, South East facing beach
|5||20/05/2011||South Harbour, Blyth
|Seen in rock pools||Christopher Cole|
|1||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
|Found under stone about 80mm wide (so a small individual)||Nigel Sawyer|
|Hundreds||27/08/2011||Hallsands, South Devon
Shallow dive 4-5m just off South Hallsands
|Seafloor was carpeted in common starfish between the rocky areas. All sorts of sizes and condition - some with five arms, others with a less||Jackie Vale|
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
|c.80mm in size at the low tide mark||Nigel Sawyer|
Sand and shingle beach with occassional areas of exposed hard substratum comprising 'soft' sedimentary rock in which shallow pools have formed. Groynes and wooden defenders situated near the mid tide mark behind which pools have formed.
|in rock pool||Tabitha Pearman|
|1||11/03/2012||Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
|Hand-span size, in shallow rock-pool||Paula Ferris|
|1||07/04/2012||Cart Gap, nr Happisburgh
Near to high tide mark. Sandy shore with some gravel. Near groynes with barnacles and mussels.
|Seen on sand/gravel. approx 20-30cm across||Jane Wilkin|
|8||12/05/2012||Fort Bovisan, Plymouth
|various location usually on rocks, also observed very small specimens but was unable to establish exact species||keithrd krd|