Recording Marine Life

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Records of Athanas nitescens

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
3 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
under rocks, bright red in colour Jack Sewell
8 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
Seen in rockpools. West Park Primary
4 - 5 2004-06-05
Wembury Beach, South Hams, Devon. Rocky shore with some sandy patches
in pools, mid - low shore. Seashore Safari
P 2005-04-09 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen in rockpools Seashore Safari
3 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
In pools under rocks Judith Oakley
3 2005-08-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach, Plymouth
Low tide rockpools, sizes = 1 and 2cm length Cat Ridout
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
In kelp bed area exposed a low tide
present 2007-04-01
Studland beach
Steve Trewhella
Occasional 2007-04-03
Mount Batten Beach
Found on the lower shore under rocks Milly Hatton-Brown
1 2007-05-15 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
common 2007-05-17
hen cliff kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
present 2007-08-30
Hen cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
Quite common 2007-10-26 Batten Bay
Batten Bay
several under boulders intertidally (mid-lowshore) Jack Sewell
Present 2008-06-06
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
2 2009-07-05 Cow Gap, Eastbourne
Boulder, rocks and stone leading down to sea, some sandy/gravel patches, with small rock pools and some finer sediment. Un identified Spirobius sp, Sandhoppers and worm (prob Hermanthoe impar - picture sent via post) as well as seaweeds
Way out of range according to MarLIN map but has the claws , nippers and white band on back. Photograph available Nigel Sawyer