Recording Marine Life

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Records of Aulactinia verrucosa

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
4 2004-06-01 Widmouth Head
Near Widmouth Head, Devon. Small rock beach adjacent to sandy/muddy harbour/rhia
In pool/shady Barbara Haddrill
1 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy bay. Low shore area, steep & rugged rock with deep pools & gullies. Site 3.
In rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
1 2004-09-04 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury, blackstone rocks
At base of rock almost in the sand of a rockpool Jon Parr
F 2002-05-24 Polochar
Polochar, South Uist, Outer Hebrides. Moderately exposed rocky shore
Frequent in rock pools, photo available Elvira Poloczanska
A 2002-05-25 Hogha Gearraidh
Hogha Gearraidh, North Uist, Outer Hebrides
Abundant in rock pools, photo available Elvira Poloczanska
6 2005-05-31
Portscatho beach
In small rockpool near village Sam Parr
1 2005-07-04 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach - on Blackstone Rocks
underneath rock in rockpool crevice, approx 20mm diameter with tentacles out. Cat Ridout
3 2005-07-05 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Mid shore rockpools; approx 10mm column diameter Cat Ridout
4 2005-07-10 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
all attached to rock in crevices, well hidden 2x approx 12mm column length, 1x 5mm and 1x 10mm. Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
column approx 15mm diameter, attached to gravel substrate underneath rock, low shore Cat Ridout
2 2005-07-05
Goodrington sands, Torbay
rockpool Judith Oakley
4 2005-07-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
all approx 15mm in diameter with tentacles out, mid and low shore pools Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-21 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
column approx 20mm attached to rock low shore Cat Ridout
1 2005-08-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach, Plymouth
Mid tide rockpool. Size = 2cm column width Cat Ridout
1 2005-09-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
column approx 1cm diameter, in sand substratum low shore Cat Ridout
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
3 2006-07-07 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Middle shore, 0.5cm, 1.5cm, 4cm Cat Ridout
7 2006-06-08 Blackstone Rocks
Blakstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Middle shore, 2mm - 2cm Cat Ridout
2 2006-06-14 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
6 2006-06-15 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstine Rocks
Cat Ridout
Mid shore-low shore, 1-2cm diameter
Common 2006-10-10
Wembury beach, low tide on the lower shore.
Common from mid to lower shore on rocks and small overhangs and in rock pools. Sonia Rowley
1 2005-08-19
sugary cove dartmouth castle, low springs, full moon
1cm diameter, pale green under stone Sonia Rowley
present 2005-06-13
Wreck of the Fetlar. Depth 20m >17m u/water vis
Pale colours solitary on wreck sides Sonia Rowley
3 2007-03-16 Lee Bay
Lee Bay, near Ilfracombe, North devon
Shallow rockpool Caroline Roberts
1 2007-05-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
50+ 2007-05-26
kimmeridge bay dive
on bare rock Steve Trewhella
60 2007-05-04 Combesgate
Combesgate, north end Woolacombe Bay.
in sand - in rock pools and along rocks where sand/water trapped Paula Ferris
30 2007-05-31 Downend
Downend, rocky headland between Croyde & Saunton
In rock pools and cracks in rocks mifd shore, up to 4cm diam Paula Ferris
abundant 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Rock pools and gullies, sizes to 600mm Paula Ferris
Abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
rock-pools and in sand alongside rocks and gullies low shore Paula Ferris
3 2008-07-19 Blackstone Rocks
Black stone rocks
Cat Ridout
4 2008-09-07
Mannorbier beach, Wales
Small, hidden under the pebbles in a rock pool with a length of about 60cm and depth 9cm. Low shore. Total anemones from 4 rock pools. Laura Sheard
10 seen 2008-10-17
Sharrow Point, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall 50:19:52N 4:12:48W
Seen in shallow pools formed on large rocky outcrops. Milly Hatton-Brown
8 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
Rockpool Adrian Cooke
8 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
Rockpool Adrian Cooke
1 2009-05-12 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Cat Ridout
1 2009-05-24 Stackhouse Cove, Penzance
In gulleys at low tide (height 0.9m)
In crevice under overhang Larissa Paver
1 2009-09-13 Croyde Bay, North Devon
In a rock pool at southern end of the beach
Seen in bottom of rock pool. Have high quality photograph if needed. I am happy to submit it for identification and use. vicki Brown
9 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
Mainly small anemones, in rock cracks Paula Ferris
1 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Only one, small, under boulder Paula Ferris
Common 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
Often buried in sand at rock/sand margins Paula Ferris
10 2010-10-06 Plimont, Guernsey
Semi enclosed bay, sand with outcrops of rock perpemdicular to low water mark. Associated with the outcrops are motile stones and pools. (many alga species in rock pools dieing back)
In sandy rock pools. Tabitha Pearman
1 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
4 05/11/2011 Scarlett Isle of Man
Volcanic rock ledges from cliff face to sea
in a shallow rockpool Jon Russell-Dunn
occasional 09/02/2012 Westward Ho!
Deep-cut gully through wave-cut rock platform, floored with coarse sand. Gully running at 45 degrees to prevalent wave direction, hence moderately exposed.
A few scattered specimens, mainly in shallow rock pools at edge of gully. Lower mid-shore. Robert Durrant
100's 10/02/2012 Kimmeridge Bay
Rocky shore Kimmeridge Bay Dorset
Lower shore exposed by low tide, rock pools and crevices Sarah Sherran
Common in some locations. 08/05/2012 Albion Sands
Sandy SW-facing beach, sheltered by Gateholm to S & W,flanked by cliffs, with some outcropping strata central and W edge, & large boulder field E edge.
Scattered individuals found in low-shore rock crevices or in sandy pools, but very abundant in a same smallish sandy pool as large Dahlia colonies, pool created between low rock strata mid-beach, low on shore. Robert Durrant
Infrequent 04/06/2012 Greencliff
Area of overhanging rock strata running at right-angles to the sea, with gullies open to NW, often sandy-bottomed. Lower part of wave-cut platform, with upper beach comprising large and very dynamic pebble ridge backed by high cliffs. Erosion of softer rock has created many shady crevices.
sometimes found in deep crevices and under stones, mid- and lower-shore Robert Durrant
frequent, in patches 22/06/2012 Westward Ho!
Amongst rocky area adjoining S end of extensive sandy W-facing beach.
Frequently found in small crevices and in mainly small, sandy-bottomed pools, localised in area close to large rock pool under investigation. Robert Durrant