Recording Marine Life

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Records of Labrus bergylta

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Rocky headland at North end of Gwynver Beach, near Sennen.
Large individuals amongst kelp. Guy Baker
10 2003-08-23
500 m S of Peveril Point, in Durlston Bay near Swanage, Dorset
No information entered Guy Baker
10 2003-08-31
Rocks at North end of Gwenvor beach, Sennen, Cornwall.
3 large (>30 cm) individuals Guy Baker
7 2003-05-11
Reef of Durdle Door, near Lulworth, Dorset
On stony bouldery reef. Charles Whitworth
6 2003-05-29
Lulworth Banks, Dorset
Charles Whitworth
3 2004-03-28
Sandstone wall and ridges.West side of Selsey Lifeboat Station, West Sussex.
Paul Parsons
6 2003-02-08
Exmouth Pier Devon
Large ballan wrasse seen sheltering between rocks, boulders, and overhangs. (2 small corkwing wrasse also sighted) Richard Clarke
1 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Found in lower shore rock pool hiding amongst seaweed BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
C 2002-07
Blue Pool, Porthrush, east of Ramore Head
Common Deirdre Walsh
low 2002-10-10
Wreck of the Thesis
Chris Ingham
2 2004-08-07 Millport
Farland Point, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
Alison Fish
2 2004-09-01 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Portland, Dorset
Trish Carter
1 2005-05-27 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
30cm long amongst kelp Sonia Rowley
2 2005-06-29
Dive on Louis Shield wreck, Thurleston Sands
on wreck Judith Oakley
2 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
swimming through low lying kelp on sandy bottom, individual 1 ft long. 13m depth. Sonia Rowley
Present 2005
Under Southend Pier, Southend-on-Sea. Exact location not given.
Caught under Southend Pier. Paul Gilson
1 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Very young individual found in a mid tide rockpool, didn't look too healthy. Caroline Farrell
1 2006-02-12
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
Swimming around the outside of the wreck. Becky Seeley
1 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Swimming outside of the wreck. Caroline Farrell
6 2006-00-00
Off Salcombe, South Devon
Trish Carter
10 2006-04-25
Chesil cove
Si Parker
common 2005-06-16
Wreck of dost vlanderen guernsey
Lightly mottled Sonia Rowley
2 2005-06-13
Wreck of the Fetlar. Depth 20m >17m u/water vis
Mottled brown Sonia Rowley
common 2007-08-02
kimmeridge bay dorset
Steve Trewhella
1 juvenile 2007-08-03
Lee bay, near Ilfracombe.
bright green 10cm juv. in shallow water Paula Ferris
Abundant 2007-08-10
Kimmeridge bay dorset
Steve Trewhella
frequent 2007-09-02
Wembury Point
Some large (30 cm +) Guy Baker
3 2008-01-20
Fishing on Corus breakwater
fishing,all fish in list returned Brandon jones
1 2008-06-19 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks wembury beach
2cm bright green Cat Ridout
2 2007-06-24 Plymouth Sound
Inside the breakwater of Plymouth Sound.
Off drakes island in Plymouth Sound - orangue and brown colours - approx. 12 inches long - released them - caught on 25/04/08 RUBY TAYLOR
DD/MM/YYYY Bigbury Bay
Persier wrech, Bigbury Bay, Devon
Trish Carter
2008-09-28 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Portland, Dorset
Trish Carter
1 2009-07-24 Tunnels Beach, North Devon
Rocky shore, slatey sand, 2 private beaches accessed by tunnel with Victorian bathing pool commercially exploited as visitor attraction.
Bright green juvenile in low shore rock-pool, 10 cms approx Paula Ferris
>30 2009-09-11 Lulworth Cove
Eastern side of Cove near rocks
Many immature green fish feeding along boundary between sand and rocks. One fully grown fish seen. Edward Harland
3 2009-09-10 The Fleet, Dorset
Lower Fleet, on western edge of main channel.
One specimen almost plain, the other two very mottled. Length approx 20cms. Edward Harland
1 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
Female in crevice at 9m depth. 35cm Lauren Burghes
2 caught - 4oz & 12oz 2010-08-18 Stack Point, Falmouth
Rocky headland
Caught close to rocks by Mark Collett John Brooks
1 2010-09-09 Newlyn Pier
Sea wall protecting harbour
about 10oz caught by Cameron Rankin John Brooks
6 2010-09-24 Newlyn Pier, Cornwall
Harbour wall
less than 8 oz John Brooks
1 29/07/2011 Sea off North Devon between Clovelly and Hartland Quay
Sea up to about a mile offshore in North Devon.
Jay Nicholson
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Juvenile, beneath pier at about 3m, less than 30cm long. Julian Madle
2 12/05/2012 Fort Bovisan, Plymouth
sheltered harbour
found around rock gullies keithrd krd