Recording Marine Life


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Records of Crenilabrus melops

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
2 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Judith Oakley
4 2005-06-29
Dive on Louis Shield wreck, Thurleston Sands
on wreck Judith Oakley
1 2005-11-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks at Wembury Beach
Approx 6cm length, low shore rockpool Cat Ridout
1 2006-00-00
Off Salcombe, South Devon
Trish Carter
common 2006-09-11
Poole harbour
Juveniles Steve Trewhella
common 2005-06-14
Heinrick Hay Brittany. Depth 33m under water vis>12m H2O temp 14c.
M+F throughout wreck Sonia Rowley
common 2007-04-01
Studland beach
Steve Trewhella
common 2007-04-08
studland south beach
Steve Trewhella
3 2007-06-17 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Dorset
Polly Whyte
8 2008-01-20
Fishing on Corus breakwater
fishing,all fish in list returned Brandon jones
1 2007-12-27 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Gower
under seaweed in pool. First time to see one in rockpool. Judith Oakley
common 2008-06-11
Studland bay, dorset
Steve Trewhella
2008-09-28 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Portland, Dorset
Trish Carter
18 2009-06-19 Ventry Harbour
Ventry Harbour is a horseshoe shaped beach with a mixture of sand and gravel in the centre of the beach and a rocky outcrop to the southern end. Two small streams enter the beach along the northern end of the beach. Ventry Harbour is a generally shallow area with depths averaging 2m.
Caught in Seine Net over weeded area Declan Mac Gabhann
2 2009-09-11 Lulworth Cove
Eastern side of Cove near rocks
Two half-grown specimens seen in amongst weed covered rocks at ~2 metres depth. Edward Harland
>40 2009-09-10 The Fleet, Dorset
Lower Fleet, on western edge of main channel.
Three size classes seen ranging from ~3cm to 25cms in length Edward Harland
1 2009-09-10 Skipness, Scotland
In channel between Skipness and the Isle of Arran.
Brought up in lobster pot Jay Nicholson
1 2010-09-04 Gatamala Cove
Rock outcrop
Caught by Frazer Innes John Brooks
1 2010-09-04 Gatamala Cove
Rock outcrop
Caught by Frazer Innes John Brooks
3 2010-09-24 Newlyn Pier, Cornwall
Harbour wall
John Brooks
1 2010-09-09 Snapes Point Devon
Sheltered Rocky shore with mud around rocks at lower shore level
Just discarded from a local persons prawn net. Caught about CDatum Jo Corke
1 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Large adult at about 20m deep Julian Madle
2 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
One nearly 20 cms, other about 10cms Paula Ferris
1 08/03/2012 Lee Bay
Sheltered rocky beach with sandy gullies, abundant seaweed cover, and many rock pools.
appx 7cm long. Sheltering under wrack in pool in sandy gully. Lower shore. Robert Durrant
1 12/05/2012 Fort Bovisan, Plymouth
sheltered harbour
observed swiming around rock gulley keithrd krd