Recording Marine Life


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Records of Fucus spiralis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
0000-00-00 Lee Bay
Lee Bay, North Devon
2003-04-15
Kathryn Turner
2003-04-11 France Aimee
Near the wreck of the France Aimee on the east side of the isle of wight
Ben Knights
occassional 2005-08-14
rocky coast on coastal walk between compass and castle cove dartmouth (westside) increased sun exposure till sundown no fresh H2O inlets.
tufts on lowershore rocks-small Sonia Rowley
2003-07-27 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north.
Kathryn Turner
Abundant 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Abundant 2008-06-21 South East Cornwall
South East Cornwall, rocky shore.
Attached to rocks at low tide. Fronds about 20cm. Middle to lower shore. Amelia Bridges
Few 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
On a rock Adrian Cooke
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 2009-09-07 Aberavon Beach
Aberavon Beach, Wales
Traethmelyn Primary School Doyle
NA 2009-08-13 Blackpool Central - South Shore
Sandy beach
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 2010-01-22 Morecambe
Morecambe, Polo Tower, Lancashire
Dead 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.
Live specimens 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)
Widespread 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
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
100 08/04/2011 Mount Edgecumbe
The rocky shore around the point of Mount Edgecumbe.
Bex House
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
Occasional 02/07/2011 Corton
Sand and shingle beach with occassional areas of exposed hard substratum comprising 'soft' sedimentary rock in which shallow pools have formed. Groynes and wooden defenders situated near the mid tide mark behind which pools have formed.
On groynes and wooden defences Tabitha Pearman
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