Recording Marine Life


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Records of Himanthalia elongata

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
C 2004-02-20
Batten Bay,Plymouth, rocky shore with boulders
Common Shereon Knowles
A 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth, Devon
Abundant, seen during Seashore Safari in rockpools and on rocks Liz Barton
A 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Abundant on the lower shore in shallow water,attached to boulders. Many young plants attached to boulders. Caroline Farrell
P 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
Seen on mid-low shore. West Park Primary
P 2005-03-12 Firestone Bay
Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen on rocks on lower shore Seashore Safari
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 10,years 4-6, Alice, Keira, Rachel, Olivia and Holly Gask Holbeton School
O 2005-08-02
Far pontoon, Queen Anne's Battery marina
occasional on walls Judith Oakley
Abundant 2006-09-09
Polzeath, Cornwall. Reef at N end of beach.
Guy Baker
2007-07-14
peveril point swanage dorset
Steve Trewhella
Very Abundant 2008-08-03
St Georges Island/Looe Island. Looe. Cornwall. South West England.
Covered all of the lower shore. 2-3m fronds. Sheltered shore. Amelia Bridges
2008-09-28 Battery Rocks
Battery Rocks, Below Jubalee pool, Penzance
Frequent. Lower shore rock pools. Larissa Paver
Abundant 2009-05-24 Stackhouse Cove, Penzance
In gulleys and under overhangs at Stackhouse Cove during a low of 0.9m
Lower shore gulleys Larissa Paver
Uncommon 2009-08-02 Hastings
Directly east of the Stade. 2.3 metre low tide. Shore line pebbles and boulders with some rock pools in evidence
Washed up and on the strandline Nigel Sawyer
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
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
50 08/04/2011 Mount Edgecumbe
The rocky shore around the point of Mount Edgecumbe.
Bex House
10 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
20 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
300+ 21/11/2011 Landguard
Peninsula jutting out in to Harwich Harbour at the southern most tip of Suffolk
washed up on to the beach, lying along 200m + of the strandline Sarah Wynne