Recording Marine Life


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Records of Donax vittatus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
3 2009-08-02 Hastings
Directly east of the Stade. 2.3 metre low tide. Shore line pebbles and boulders with some rock pools in evidence
Shells only Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-11-01 Fleetwood North
Sunken car park in Fleetwood, Lancashire.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
NA 2009-08-13 Blackpool Central - South Shore
Sandy beach
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
n/a 2010-01-29 Crosby Beach, Liverpool
Surveying carried out on the beach near Brighton-le-Sands, Liverpool, Merseyside. Recorded by Daniel Flenley.
Shell only North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
20 2010-06-20 Pevensey Bay
Just east of Eastbourne, a typical East Sussex pebble beach with some small areas of sand at low tide
Carole Manion
Common 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Many washed up shells Nigel Sawyer
Common 26/12/2011 Eastbourne Pier
The area of shingle and sand around the pier Strandline consisted of absolutely 1000s of oyster shells amonst a few other things. Ensis ensis was also found, at least 6 shell pairs
Many shells Nigel Sawyer
1 16/04/2011 Weymouth Beach
Large sandy beach with large areas of worm holes and casts. Mactra stulturom common and so were the broken (large!) shell of Ensis siliqua (neither in the DB list)
Single shell found Nigel Sawyer