Recording Marine Life


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Records of Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Common 2009-09-21 Eastbourne Pier
The pier at Eastbourne. Sandy beach below shingle with some soft bedrock with pools. In addition to the list Mactra stultrom common, as were hydroids (unidentified on the pier structure)
Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-11-01 Fleetwood North
Sunken car park in Fleetwood, Lancashire.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 2010-01-22 Morecambe
Morecambe, Polo Tower, Lancashire
Dead North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
A 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
ON ROCKS LOWER SHORE Paula Ferris
large masses 2011-01-20 Portreath harbour entrance
A narrow North Cornwall coast harbour. Very exposed. Some sand/mud, some loose rocks.Mostly hard rock.
Large masses along the lowest part of the harbour wall. This area is also shaded from the afternoon sun Treve Opie
30+ clumps 20/02/2011 Wilcove, Cornwall
Along very low water line of Wilcove forshore, Cornwall.
Along below water level, only visible at lowest water yesterday, variety of sizes, but all of which were very tubular and impressive. Xenia Seurat
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Large patches on the lower legs of the pier Nigel Sawyer
100+ 01/04/2012 Deer sound, Orkney
sandy bay , eel grass, kelp forest, maerl bed
large sponge sheets with pronounced "volcanos" penny martin
fair few patches 29/05/2012 Perranporth beach, Cornwall
below Droskyn castle, in the "lagoon" area (only accessible at low tide)
small patches in various places across rocks, not contained to one area particularly. Not 100% sure have identified correctly but having compared a few pictures, think it must be this. Damienne Arthur