Recording Marine Life

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Records of Dermochelys coriacea

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2000-10-05
two miles north of Whitehills, Banff,
Eating Lions Mane Jellyfish, but dived after being spotted. John Mojsiewicz
2 2005
Long Sands sandbank, Thames Estuary.
Caught while gillnetting in under 10 feet of water, all returned to sea. Exact location not pinpointed. Paul Gilson
1 2006-12-15 Medmerry beach,
Medmerry beach, northwest of Selsey
Washed up dead Dee Christensen
1 (remains of) 2008-01-10
western shore of Ardslignish Point, Loch Sunart, Argyll
carapace 1.3m x 0.9m Elizabeth Macdonald