Recording Marine Life


Click here to reset the map.

Records of Balistes capriscus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2009-08-22 Vacasay, Isle of Lewis
A small reef to the west of vacasay, min depth 5m, drops on N side to about 15m.
Large living specimen found at base of underwater cliff (c. 35cm long). Got a decent photo but it took fright and swam off. Got good video of it swimming away. Can send photo if you like (video is 8.5Mb, you can have that too if you want) Paul Tyler
Trigger fish 2009-08-22 Vacasay, Isle of Lewis
A small reef to the west of vacasay, min depth 5m, drops on N side to about 15m.
1 large (35cm) specimen found at foot of underwater cliff (15m depth). I have photo and video Paul Tyler
1 2009-08-22 West Loch Roag, Lewis
Foot of a 15m underwater cliff in W Loch Roag, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides.
c. 35-40cm long. I have 1 photo and also short video clip of it swimming http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2Mi5U6X_d8 Paul Tyler
1 2009-12-27 Fistral Beach, Newquay
South Fistral beach, Newquay, Cornwall
Washed up dead on the beach found at the high tide line Rachel Brittain
1 2010-03-15 Cei Bach
Beach west of New Quay, West Wales
Desiccated but clearly identified. Image will be e-mailed David Cunniffe
10 03/09/11 Helford River
Close to shore, between Trebah Beach and Durgan village
david rickard