Recording Marine Life

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Records of Gibbula cineraria

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
C 2000-05-29
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Common beneath stones, in pools and under seaweeds. Owain Gabb
C 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Common on and under boulders and in crevices Caroline Farrell
C 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Common, seen during Seashore Safari Common on and under rocks. Liz Barton
F 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent seen in mid-shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
Specimens found appeared in good health, varied in size.
C 2000-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common beneath stones, in pools and under seaweeds Owain Gabb
C 2000-05-24
Wideopens; Farne Islands
Common beneath stones, in pools and under seaweeds. Owain Gabb
A 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Abundant, found in upper shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
O 2004-03-26
Woddy Bay - North sheltered bay approx 2km long comprising mainly boulders,and pebbles with some overhangs and rockpools. Waterfalls onto beach (photos enclosed)
Occassional, 30, on rocks, some large specimens Barbara Haddrill
C 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
Mid to low shore in rockpools and on rocks Ruth Williams
C 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
Common, seen on midshore rocks. West Park Primary
C 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
Common under rocks, on rocks and in rockpools Seashore Safari
C 2004-08-10 Constantine Beach
Rocky shore beside Constantine Beach observed in mid shore zone.
Common, mid zone/ lower in pools and exposed. Peter Jones
C 2005-03-26
Black Rocks, near Southerndown, South Wales
Common on rocks Sabellaria reefs Judith Oakley
O 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
Occasional on rocks Judith Oakley
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
some 2005-10-13
Lynmouth foreshore
On rocks mill lane
lots 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
All levels Caroline Farrell
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
common 2007-03-10
brandy bay kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
>30 2005-08-16
Kingswear mouth of river dart estuary east side off coastal path
lower shore, alone on and under rocks and stones Sonia Rowley
2003-03-23 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north, Flyde coast
Kathryn Turner
Abundant 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
1 2008-09-27 Porthmenor Beach
Eastern end of Porthmenor beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Larissa Paver
2008-09-28 Battery Rocks
Battery Rocks, Below Jubalee pool, Penzance
Abundant. Lower shore under weed. Larissa Paver
abundant 2008-12-27 Penzance
Battery rocks, sourth of Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Larissa Paver
Frequent 2009-05-24 Stackhouse Cove, Penzance
In gulleys and under overhangs at Stackhouse Cove during a low of 0.9m
Under overhangs and in gulleys Larissa Paver
1 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
Under stone. Nigel Sawyer
5 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
Under stones Nigel Sawyer
1 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
Single individual under a stone Nigel Sawyer
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 2009-11-01 Fleetwood North
Sunken car park in Fleetwood, Lancashire.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
low shore on rocks damp places Paula Ferris
35 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Quite common in damp places low shore Paula Ferris
Uncommon 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
Under stones Nigel Sawyer
Occsional 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
Frequent 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
32 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Quite common low shore Paula Ferris
1 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!)
Singe specimen seen with Ulva attached Nigel Sawyer
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
In rockpools, Many empty shells Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 26/06/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform with seaweed covering
Under stones Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
Few seen stones 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 stones Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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
Under stones and more frequent towards low water mark Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Under stones 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