Recording Marine Life


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Records of Lanice conchilega

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
P 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)
present - 4 in crevices Barbara Haddrill
A 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
Low shore sand Ruth Williams
5 2004-08-07 Millport
Farland Point, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Firth of Clyde, Scotland
On sand and gravel in approx. 10m Alison Fish
present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
@ 0.25 per meter mid tide line and below 2003-04-15
Live Kathryn Turner
2003-03-23 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north, Flyde coast
Live Kathryn Turner
2003-07-27 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north.
Kathryn Turner
abundant 2008-01-24 Oxwich Point
Oxwich bay and Oxwich Point
across sandy shore Judith Oakley
1 2008-07-01 Hannafore beach
South West coast of England. south east cornwall, hannafore beach, Looe.
Found on the underside of a rock covered in its sediment in a rockpool.7cm in length. Lower shore. Exposed rocky shore. Amelia Bridges
Frequent 2009-02-27 Aberavon Sands
aberavon sands
Sand Cheryl Perkins
Occasional 2009-05-27 Kirkwall Bay
Kirkwal Bay, rocky shore with areas of sand and mud.
Several seen in the sandy areas of the shore Jenni Kakkonen
Uncommon 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
Small groups in sandy patches between stones and in rock pools Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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
In small groups in sandy pools Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 2009-07-18 Eastbourne, below Pinnacle
Mainly soft bedrock with pools and some pebble and sandy areas. Storms previous day and persistant strong wind. Some unidentified hydroids (?Obelia) also found 2 metre low tide so water level fairly high
Only a few seen in sandy pools Nigel Sawyer
Common 2009-08-21 Cow Gap near Eastbourne
Beach consisting mainly of bolders, cobbles, pebbles with patchs of clay and sand.
Most sandy pools Nigel Sawyer
Common 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
Patches in most pools in sandy areas Nigel Sawyer
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)
In most pools Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-10-27 St Anne's Pier
Area North of the pier.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Many 2009-10-05 Aberavon, South Wales
Beach
In and on sand Adam Morgan
1 2010-01-22 Morecambe
Morecambe, Polo Tower, Lancashire
Alive 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
Frequent 2010-03-03 Houton Bay
Intertidal rocky shore
On sandy patches at the site. Jenni Kakkonen
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
Uncommon 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
In areas where there was some sand Nigel Sawyer
Rare 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
Uncommon 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Found in the sandy patches Nigel Sawyer
Common 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!)
Lower shore in sandy areas Nigel Sawyer
Common 16/04/2011 Weymouth Beach
Large sandy beach with large areas of worm holes and casts. Mactra stulturom common and so were the broken (large!) shell of Ensis siliqua (neither in the DB list)
Many tubes around the low tide mark Nigel Sawyer
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Many sandy areas with lots of these especially those patches between rock pools Nigel Sawyer
07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
Abundant everywhere Kevin McIlwee
1 17/06/2012 Splash Point, Seaford
Chalk platform and shingle beach
In a rock pool with some gravel Nigel Sawyer