Recording Marine Life

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Records of Calliostoma zizyphinum

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
10 or more 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth, Rocky shore, boulders and Mudddy/gravel sediment in patches.
Low shore Jack Sewell
2 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Seen in lower shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
Frequent 2000-04-07
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Found in gullies, shells up to 3cm high. Owain Gabb
Frequent 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Found washed up on shore, shells up to 3cm high. Owain Gabb
C 2004-06-05
Wembury Beach, South Hams, Devon. Rocky shore with some sandy patches
Common, low shore under rocks, fucoids and overhangs Seashore Safari
5 2004-08-19 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, near Mountbatten
In crevices under seaweed Seashore Safari
1 2005-03-10
Sillery Sands foreshore between Point Perilous and the bottom of the decent path 9-10/3/05.
In the very shallow water in small rockpool Horspath Primary
A 2005-03-13
To the right hand side of new waterfront pub, west Hoe, Plymouth
Abundant on lower shore boulders Judith Oakley
1 2005-04-09
Langerstone Point
3 cm Katherine Hill
P 2005-03-12 Firestone Bay
Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound
Found on lower shore Seashore Safari
2 2005-04-09 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen under rocks Seashore Safari
1 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
Under ledge Judith Oakley
1 2005-07-04 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach - on Blackstone Rocks
on rock low on shore, underneath seaweed Cat Ridout
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
4 2005-07-25 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
attached to seaweed in crevice, low shore Cat Ridout
Present 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Individuals up to 2.5 cm high randomly on rock and mainly laminaria digitata. Sonia Rowley
Present 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Random on wreckage, especially hull. Sonia Rowley
1 2005-10-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
on rock, low shore Cat Ridout
3 2005-09-13 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth
On rocks Judith Oakley
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
In rockpool
1 2006-06-27
Jennycliff Beach, Plymouth
In overhang Yealmpton Primary School
2 2006-09-09
Polzeath, Cornwall. Reef at N end of beach.
Guy Baker
common 2005-06-14
Princess Ena Brittany. Depth 42m under water vis >12m water temp 14c.
Solitary on wreckage Sonia Rowley
common 2005-06-16
Wreck of dost vlanderen guernsey
Solitary on wreckage Sonia Rowley
5 2006-12-23
Jennycliff bay, Plymouth
Dark coloured variety, with purple fleck, feeding on kelp fronds. Bryan Cummings
None 2007-01-23
Branscombe Bay, Devon
Milly Hatton-Brown
8 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
On barnacle covered rock, very low shore Jon Parr
1 2005-08-22
sugary cove dartmouth westside lowsprings
low shore on rock side ?3cm high shell Sonia Rowley
On rock in shaded gullies
1 2007-05-15 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
2 2007-07-14
Jayne Evans
None 2007-07-20
Branscombe beach
Milly Hatton-Brown
6 2007-08-29
Hele Bay, Near Ilfracombe
Grazing on low shore rocks Paula Ferris
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Rare, not found 2008-04-18
Mount Batten N50:21:25 W4:07:40
rockpools (rare) boulders / crevices (not found) Seashore Safari
rare 2008-09-19
e.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
Larissa Paver
1 2008-09-27
On rocks at eastern end of Porthmeor beach
On rock of lower shore Larissa Paver
1 2008-09-27 Porthmenor Beach
Eastern end of Porthmenor beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Larissa Paver
5 2008-09-28 Battery Rocks
Battery Rocks, Below Jubalee pool, Penzance
In crevices and under weed on lower shore Larissa Paver
Stackhouse cove
Frequent Larissa Paver
1 2008-09-19
Rocky Shore between Perranuthnoe and Stackhouse cove
Larissa Paver
Abundant 2008-10-14
Dog Beach, Looe, Cornwall
Found alot of these on the lower shore either in crevices or under/attached to overhangs. Amelia Bridges
occasional 2008-12-27 Penzance
Battery rocks, sourth of Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Larissa Paver
Common 2009-04-09 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Cat Ridout
1 2009-05-24 Stackhouse Cove, Penzance
In gulleys and under overhangs at Stackhouse Cove during a low of 0.9m
Under large stone Larissa Paver
4 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
On rocks at low water Paula Ferris
2 2009-07-26 Kildonan, Arran
Almost flat sandstone pavement with occasional higher dykes. boulders and sandy lagoons.
Among red algae at low water Robin Harvey
Occasional 2009-09-07 Mousehole, Cornwall
Rock platform just east of village, below \\\'bathing\\\' pool set into the rocks.
In crevices on lower shore Larissa Paver
2 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
On gulley wall Paula Ferris
2 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)
Under overhang. Tabitha Pearman
3 2010-10-08 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
rock gullies leading into exposed kelp band below low lines of rocks parallel to shore
Amongst silt in rock crevices of low shore, not seen many this year. Paula Ferris
1 05/03/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth
Rocky shore
Middle shore rock pool Kristie Wilkinson
13 21/03/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Gently sloping shore, expanse of rocks flanking sand, fresh water stream. Good algae cover
Same regiions as above Paula Ferris
7 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
On muddy "turf" amongst low shore rocks Paula Ferris
2 10/03/2012 Greencliff
Moderately exposed rocky shore. Wave-cut platform with infrequent sandy gullies. Frequent small pools. Entire upper shore comprising very dynamic large pebble ridge.
2 small specimens (appx 15mm) low under small rock overhangs. Lower shore. Robert Durrant
4 07/04/2012 Greencliff
Wave cut platform on fairly exposed shore. Occasional sandy-bottomed gullies, many overhangs created by leaning rock strata.
3 adults, appx 22mm across, one appx 13mm. All on mud and sponge encrusted overhanging strta. Lower shore. Robert Durrant
2 07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
Kevin McIlwee