Recording Marine Life

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Records of Fucus serratus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Numerous specimens found appeared in good health.
A 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Abundant, found in upper shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
O 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
on rocks mid to low shore Ruth Williams
P 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
No further comments. West Park Primary
C 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
Common on rocks, midshore Seashore Safari
A 2004-06-01
Birling Gap, near Eastbourne, East Sussex
Abundant Mike Murphy
P 2004-07-05 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Nr Plymouth.
on rock Seashore Safari
P 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy nay. High shore, rugged rocks with some shallow rockpools. Sunny and cloudy, strong breeze. Site 1
On rocks 10% coverage (5m x 5m area) David Butt (Brauton School)
C 2004-08-03 Snapes Point
Snapes Point - sheltered shore
Beds, common throughout the estuary Nigel Mortimer
C 2004-08-10 Constantine Beach
Rocky shore beside Constantine Beach observed in mid shore zone.
Common, mid/low zones, in pools Peter Jones
P 2005-03-02 Lynmouth foreshore
Lynmouth foreshore west
Some seen in a rock pool Harwell School
A 2005-06-27
Saltdean, east of Brighton, East Sussex
Abundant, dominates tops of chalk ridges in middle zone. Kate Cole
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
0000-00-00 Lee Bay
Lee Bay, North Devon
Survey of fucoids in midshore over 150m
1 or 2 locations 2006-04-13 Borth beach
Southern end of Borth beach, about 5-6km north of Aberystwyth
James Fair
abundant 2005-08-19
sugary cove dartmouth castle, low springs, full moon
M-lowershore Sonia Rowley
occasional 2005-08-16
Kingswear mouth of river dart estuary east side off coastal path
tufts in rockpools on lower shore Sonia Rowley
St Annes north, Fylde coast.
Kathryn Turner
Frequent 2007-04-03
Mount Batten Beach
Seen on the mid to lower shore on rocks and boulders Milly Hatton-Brown
Abundant 2007-07-19
Branscombe beach
Found in rockpools and attached to boulders on lower shore Milly Hatton-Brown
peveril point swanage dorset
Steve Trewhella
med density 2007-09-04
Plymouth Fore shore, bay in Plymouth hoe
rocks, low tide Antony Ledger
Common 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Abundant 2008-06-21 South East Cornwall
South East Cornwall, rocky shore.
Attached to the underside of overhangs at low tide. Fronds between 10cm and 40cm. Low shore. Amelia Bridges
Very Abundant 2008-08-03
St Georges Island/Looe Island. Looe. Cornwall. South West England.
Covered all of the middle shore and a little of the upper shore. Sheltered shore. Amelia Bridges
Abundant 2008-08-26
Kingsand Beach, Cornwall.
Many clumps just scattered all of the rocks. Fronds about 15cm in length. Amelia Bridges
Abundant 2009-05-24 Stackhouse Cove, Penzance
In gulleys and under overhangs at Stackhouse Cove during a low of 0.9m
Under overhangs, on rocks Larissa Paver
Common 2009-06-20 Hastings
Rocky shore below East Hill with some sand patches, shingle, pebbles and boulders. There is also a rocky \"platform\" mid-low shore with many crevices and small rock pools. Other species certainly present including some hydroids, bryzoans, brown flatworms, probable Bullhead and other fish
Nigel Sawyer
Common 2009-07-05 Cow Gap, Eastbourne
Boulder, rocks and stone leading down to sea, some sandy/gravel patches, with small rock pools and some finer sediment. Un identified Spirobius sp, Sandhoppers and worm (prob Hermanthoe impar - picture sent via post) as well as seaweeds
Nigel Sawyer
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
Common where could adhere to a rocky surface Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 2009-09-07 Mousehole, Cornwall
Rock platform just east of village, below \\\'bathing\\\' pool set into the rocks.
On rocks on mid to lower shore Larissa Paver
300+ 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks above L. digitata at 2m depth Lauren Burghes
n/a 2010-01-22 Morecambe
Morecambe, Polo Tower, Lancashire
Dead 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)
Widespread Nigel Sawyer
Common 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
Closer to sea Nigel Sawyer
Common 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
Super Abundant 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
Abundant 2010-10-06 Plimont, Guernsey
Semi enclosed bay, sand with outcrops of rock perpemdicular to low water mark. Associated with the outcrops are motile stones and pools. (many alga species in rock pools dieing back)
On rocks Tabitha Pearman
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
Common 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Mainly on boulders 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!)
Washed up and on lower parts of groynes Nigel Sawyer
100 08/04/2011 Mount Edgecumbe
The rocky shore around the point of Mount Edgecumbe.
Bex House
Common 16/04/2011 Nothe Fort, Weymouth
Rocky shore below Nothe Gardens towards the Stone Pier. Some shells look more like Venerupis rhomboides than sengalensis. Some unidentified small shrimps/ prawns seen in wide crevices
covering large areas Nigel Sawyer
Lots 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
Lots 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
Common 26/06/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform with seaweed covering
In rock pools and broken off fronds washed up Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
Few plants seen Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 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)
On lower shore Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 06/08/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform at low tide (1.2m) Several unidentified seaweeds seen and two scale worms (?Harmothoe impar). ALso Halurus equisetifolius which does not appear in the list
Large areas covered Nigel Sawyer
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Patches on lower shore where rocks present Nigel Sawyer
10/07/2011 Lerwick
Description: Sheltered embayment with an East facing aspect; Full salinity Use and impacts: Fishing, drains, rockpooling Sub stratum: Bed rock, large to small boulders Features: Crevices, gullies, pools, overhangs Modifiers: Possible fresh run off from drains
Tabitha Pearman
Common 17/06/2012 Splash Point, Seaford
Chalk platform and shingle beach
Washed up and some on shore Nigel Sawyer