Recording Marine Life


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Records of Balanus perforatus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Abundant 2004-03-26
Woddy Bay - North sheltered bay approx 2km long comprising mainly boulders,and pebbles with some overhangs and rockpools. Waterfalls onto beach (photos enclosed)
on rocks Barbara Haddrill
C 2004-07-18 Achmelvich beach
Achmelvich beach, Sutherland
Common Liam Mason
Many large clumps 2004-08-14 Padstow
Near Padstow - rocks at edge of sandy beach and mouth of River Camel.
On rocks, close to sand quite common. Jack Sewell
very common 2004-08-21 Goodrington
Goodrington Beach
Very abundant on rock outcrops surrounded by sand. Louise Percil
P 2005-02-10
Plymouth Hoe to the west of the Waterfront pub, Lowtide on rocks
Very abundant covering most overhangs, over extensive areas Jon Parr
C 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
Common on rocks Judith Oakley
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen on rocks Judith Oakley
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 10,years 4-6, Alice, Keira, Rachel, Olivia and Holly Gask Holbeton School
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 8, years 4-6, Fiona, Amy, Anna, Sophie and Georgina Holbeton School
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
abundant
On rocks in sheltered crevices and overhangs
common 2006-06-27
Jennycliff Beach, Plymouth
On rocks Yealmpton Primary School
occasional 2006-06-22
Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth
On sides of pontoons. Judith Oakley
abundant 2006-06-09
Gorah Rocks, East Prawle
Under overhangs Judith Oakley
abundant
Low shore on rocks. 2-4cm long
Abundant 2007-01-23
Branscombe Bay, Devon
Lots found on boulders Milly Hatton-Brown
common
on mid shore vertical surfaces and overhangs
common 2005-08-16
Kingswear mouth of river dart estuary east side off coastal path
lower shore esp. underside of rocks Sonia Rowley
abundant 2005-08-22
sugary cove dartmouth westside lowsprings
>3cm high underside of low shore rocks Sonia Rowley
common 2005-08-24
East side of sugary cove - Dartmouth
lowshore on rocks Sonia Rowley
Abundant 2007-07-14
Jennycliff
Jayne Evans
Abundant 2007-07-20
Branscombe beach
Found on overhangs and in crevices attached to large boulders on lower shore Milly Hatton-Brown
Abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Low shore rocks Paula Ferris
occasional 2007-10-26 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Gower - 3/4 of way along from beach
on sides of rocks Judith Oakley
Common 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
abundant 2008-01-23
Aberavon Sands, Port Talbot, South Wales
on concrete coastal defence of breakwater Judith Oakley
abundant 2008-01-24 Oxwich Point
Oxwich bay and Oxwich Point
on boulders and rocks Judith Oakley
Frequent 2008-04-18
Mount Batten N50:21:25 W4:07:40
Boulders / crevices Seashore Safari
7 2008-06-21 South East Cornwall
South East Cornwall, rocky shore.
All attatched to the same overhang at low tide. Low shore. Amelia Bridges
lots 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
on rocks on lower shore - underside Jon Parr
P 2008-07-01 Hannafore beach
South West coast of England. south east cornwall, hannafore beach, Looe.
Attached to some limpets but not common. Upper-lower shore. Exposed rocky shore. All about 1cm in height. Amelia Bridges
abundant 2008-09-19
e.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
on the lower shore Larissa Paver
abundant 2008-09-27
On rocks at eastern end of Porthmeor beach
On rocks of lower shore Larissa Paver
2008-09-27 Porthmenor Beach
Eastern end of Porthmenor beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Abundant. On rocks of lower shore Larissa Paver
2008-09-19
Rocky Shore between Perranuthnoe and Stackhouse cove
Abundant Larissa Paver
occasional 2008-12-27 Penzance
Battery rocks, sourth of Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Larissa Paver
frequent 2008-12-28 Porthmeor Beach
Western end of Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Larissa Paver
10 2009-04-14 Portscatho
Portscatho, Cornwall
Jon Parr
Abundant 2009-09-07 Mousehole, Cornwall
Rock platform just east of village, below \\\'bathing\\\' pool set into the rocks.
On rocks on mid to lower shore Larissa Paver
Many 2009-10-05 Aberavon, South Wales
Beach
In crevice and on rocks Adam Morgan
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
Low shore Paula Ferris
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
On the pier (I think they were this species Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Some of the largest I've seen in N Devon Paula Ferris