Recording Marine Life


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Records of Chlamys varia

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
P 2005-04-09
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Approximately 6, common at site Nigel Mortimer
2003-03-23 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north, Flyde coast
Kathryn Turner
Occasional 2007-04-03
Mount Batten Beach
Found on the sand on the lower shore Milly Hatton-Brown
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Single shell found Nigel Sawyer
2 22/07/2011 Hope Gap Sussex
Chalk platform. 1m low tide and investigated area straight in front of the steps. Many cobbles and stones in the gulleys which were turned and looked at. A bootlace worm, encrusting bryozoan, a couple of unidentitied (and not photographed) chitons also seen - had to escape the rising tide)
Some damaged shells found Nigel Sawyer
2 06/08/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform at low tide (1.2m) Several unidentified seaweeds seen and two scale worms (?Harmothoe impar). ALso Halurus equisetifolius which does not appear in the list
Shells found Nigel Sawyer
1 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
Species not certain, ssmaller flatter valve unicoloured Paula Ferris
1 08/04/2012 Hele
Rocky outcrops and stones exposed at ELWS on shingly beach in area principally of shale bedrock.
Attached within crevice between layers of strata. Seen opening and closing. Est 3cm across. Robert Durrant