Recording Marine Life


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Records of Flustra foliacea

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Common 2006-02-26
Hunstanton beach
Frequently found in sand pools and in and around the mussel matrix. Charlotte Marshall
2003-04-15
Kathryn Turner
2003-04-11
St Annes north, Fylde coast.
Strandline Kathryn Turner
common
1% 2007-06-17 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Dorset
Polly Whyte
2003-07-27 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north.
Kathryn Turner
Occasional 2008-08-07
Wreck of HMS Boxer, Sandown Bay, Isle of Wight
Hugh Waite
157 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
On rocks Adrian Cooke
Loads 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
On a rock Adrian Cooke
Loads 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
On a rock Adrian Cooke
Common 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
At least a dozen clumps seen washed up on the shore. Many had Crisia eburnea on them as well (this spp not listed in DB) Nigel Sawyer
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Common 2009-10-25 Bexhill on Sea
Shingle shore at high tide
Many clumps washed up on the beach. 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 2010-02-12 Thurstaston Beach
Thurstaston Beach, Wirral, Merseyside. Recorded by Wirral Wildlife & Kathryn Turner
Dead specimens North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Common 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)
Clumps found in many places Nigel Sawyer
Rare 2010-04-17 North Landing, Flamborough
Mainly chalk bedrock with cobbles and boulders- about 1/3 of the side is exposed rock. Live cover is mainly algae with limpits being far less abundant.
Anthony Hurd
5 10/02/2011 Crosby Beach, Crosby, Liverpool
A sandy, slowly shelving beach of sand and mud at Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside.
fronds on beach Steve McWilliam
Common 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Mainly on strand line Nigel Sawyer
Common 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!)
Washed up on strandline Nigel Sawyer