Recording Marine Life


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Records of Dynamena pumila

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
2 2005-08-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach, Plymouth
Attached on red algae, found in rockpool low shore. Cat Ridout
Present 2003-06-25 Wembury
Wembury Beach, South Devon
Lots seen. Cat Ridout
Abundant 2009-08-31 Herne Bay Kent
Below \"soft cliffs\" mainly sandy with some pools and bedrock of sandy clay. Some boulders on the shore often seaweed covered
Most patches of Fucus serratus heavily covered with this Bryozoan Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 2009-10-25 Bexhill on Sea
Shingle shore at high tide
On washed up Fucus sp Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 2010-04-21 Cow Gap, Beachy Head Sussex
Rock pools and sandstone area. Area of sand and some mud/ sand patches amongst the boulders and other rocks. Jaera sp also seen. Pools near the cliff had the seaweed Dumontia incrassata and shells of Mactra stultorum were also found (neither listed in DB)
Colony found under stone Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 03/04/2011 Bognor Regis
Following tide out. Strandline to tide line. Shingle to sand but with little washed up on sand. Many worm casts/ holes. Orange sponges also washed up. A single Pollachius sp (full size) was on the beach but too badly damaged to id to Pollock or COley (Gull attacked!)
Found on washed up piece of Fucus Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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)
Under stone near shore Nigel Sawyer
common 07/05/2012 Paignton, Devon
Preston Sands, northern end of Paignton beach, has a rocky shore. Low tide was 0.5m above CD
on Fucus serratus fronds Jo Corke