Recording Marine Life


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Records of Aurelia aurita

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
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 rockpool (dead) David Butt (Brauton School)
P 2004-07-18 Achmelvich beach
Achmelvich beach, Sutherland
lying on shore, dying Liam Mason
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Amongst kelp, 6cm diameter Sonia Rowley
2 2005-06-14
Epple Bay, Birchington, Kent
Swimming close to the promenade Lee McPherson
P 2005-07-09
Berrow Beach ,Somerset
500-1000 washed up along high tideline at Berrow, Somerset Tom Raven
P 2005-07-12 Lawrenny jetty
Lawrenny jetty, Pembrokeshire
35 plus seen floating past pontoons Judith Oakley
3 2006-06-03
Cremyll Slipway, Plymouth
Judith Oakley
2 2006-06-08 Port Eynon
In rock pools between Port Eynon and Oxwich bay
In rock pools. Approximately 25cm in diameter. Still both alive. Angharad Davies
80+
Dead in stream/stranded 10 - 13 cm diameter
3 2006-06-02
Cremyll Slipway
Judith Oakley
1 per km 2009-06-01 Cleveleys north
Beach between the vue and rossall school. mid tide
Dead on sand Kathryn Turner
Scattered among rh.oct 2009-08-31 NE Biscay
Large area app Between Nourmoutier/Chaussee des Boeufs and Ile d\\\'Yeu bounded by 46o58\"/46o46\"N 002o25\"/002o22\"W
Jeremy Greenaway
1000's 28/5/2011 Borth Sands
West facing sandy beach backed by a pebble bank and sand dunes on the south side of the River Dyfi estuary
stranded Oliver Ellis
10/07/2011 Kimmeridge
Near wreck of Alex van Opstal saw a sunfish swimming just below the surface
Swimming near surface Jane Bell
100s 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
Over 100 washed up dead on the beach, plenty more live in the sea. Amber Ridgeway
100s 10/07/2011 Loch Torridon
Wester Ross, north west Scotland
Over 100 washed up dead on the beach, plenty more live in the sea. Amber Ridgeway
3 29/07/2011 Sea off North Devon between Clovelly and Hartland Quay
Sea up to about a mile offshore in North Devon.
Jay Nicholson
200+ 01/04/2012 Deer sound, Orkney
sandy bay , eel grass, kelp forest, maerl bed
very tiny from 4 cm downwards penny martin