Recording Marine Life


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Records of Littorina littorea

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
P 2003-06-25
Trevone/Newstrain Beach - flat slate rock outcrop
Numerous, seen on rocks. St Issey School Group
P 2003-07-16
Polzeath, north Cornwall. Rocky shore
Numerous on rocks. Liz Barton
P 2003-07-14
Bude (north coast, rocky area seawardside of breakwater (13:00-14:00).
Numerous on rocks and crevices.
C 2003-11-25
The Middlestone at Goodrington Sands, Torbay
Common Nigel Smallbones
C 2002-07-13
Coves Haven, Lindisfarne
Common in rock pool Jenny Prince
C 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound
Common, found during Seashore Safari in rock pools and under rocks. Liz Barton
C 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Common in upper shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
C 2000-03-28
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common in among seaweeds Owain Gabb
3
C 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
on rocks and in rock pools Ruth Williams
P 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
Seen on wracks. West Park Primary
abundant 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
all over rocks and in pools Seashore Safari
A 2004-06-01
Birling Gap, near Eastbourne, East Sussex
Abundant Mike Murphy
250 2004-06-16 North Gare Sands
North east coast, north gare sands close to teesmouth.
On and around rocks, varying sizes. liz morgan
250 2004-06-16 North Gare Sands
North east coast, north gare sands close to teesmouth.
On and around rocks, varying sizes. liz morgan
200 2004-07-03 Coombe Martin Bay
Coombe Martin Bay, Devon. Rocky platform adjacent to muddy/sandy/shingly beach. Large man made pools at top of beach.
In pool on rock Barbara Haddrill
113 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy nay. High shore, rugged rocks with some shallow rockpools. Sunny and cloudy, strong breeze. Site 1
On rocks/in crevices/in rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
20 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, west facing rocky platforms north of sandy bay. Midshore area, rock rocks with frequent pools, shallow and deep. Sunny & cloudy, strong breeze site 2
On rocks David Butt (Brauton School)
20 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy bay. Low shore area, steep & rugged rock with deep pools & gullies. Site 3.
In rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
90 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, west facing rocky platforms north of sandy bay. Midshore area, rock rocks with frequent pools, shallow and deep. Sunny & cloudy, strong breeze site 2
In rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
C 2004-07-18 Achmelvich beach
Achmelvich beach, Sutherland
Common Liam Mason
Abundant 2004-08-19 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, near Mountbatten
Seashore Safari
P 2005-02-23
Sillery Sands foreshore low tide level (springs), Lynmouth Bay
A few seen in an Isolated pool S R Hewlett
P 2005-03-10
Sillery Sands foreshore between Point Perilous and the bottom of the decent path 9-10/3/05.
A few edge rock pool Horspath Primary
A 2005-04-09 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen on and under rocks Seashore Safari
13 2005-05-21
found on rock in lower intertidal zone Jamie Walls
A 2005-05-08
Snapes Point Salcombe Estuary Devon
Abundant throughout the littoral zone Jo Corke
C 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
Common on rocks Judith Oakley
50 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy bay. Low shore area, steep & rugged rock with deep pools & gullies. Site 3.
on most rocks David Butt (Brauton School)
A 2005-06-27
Saltdean, east of Brighton, East Sussex
Abundant in mid shore Kate Cole
30 2005-07-15 Croyde Bay
Croyde Bay - rockpools on middle shore, Baggy point side of beach
30 per square metre Charlotte Bettle
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella

common 2006-09-11
Poole harbour
Steve Trewhella
common 2006-09-24
baiter beach poole harbour
Steve Trewhella
2007-03-03
portland harbour
Steve Trewhella
common 2007-03-10
brandy bay kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
2003-03-23 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north, Flyde coast
Kathryn Turner
Abundant 2007-05-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
Abundant
common
Abundant 2007-07-19
Branscombe beach
Milly Hatton-Brown
Occasional 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
3 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Present 2008-06-06
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Abundant 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
Common Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 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
Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 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
Nigel Sawyer
Common 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
Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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
Only seen where there was a piece of land covered in mussels jutting out into the sea Nigel Sawyer
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Abundant 2009-09-04 Pegwell Bay, Kent
Ex hoverport on mudflats
On wave-cut chalk platform David Rolfe
Common 2009-08-29 Two Tree Island Essex
Mudflats and saltmarsh
On most hard surfaces including seawalls and concrete ramps 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)
Individuals on pier and rocks Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-10-25 Bexhill on Sea
Shingle shore at high tide
Single shell found Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-11-01 Fleetwood North
Sunken car park in Fleetwood, Lancashire.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
n/a 2010-01-22 Morecambe
Morecambe, Polo Tower, Lancashire
Shell only North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
n/a 2010-02-12 Thurstaston Beach
Thurstaston Beach, Wirral, Merseyside. Recorded by Wirral Wildlife & Kathryn Turner
Live specimens North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
7 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
mid shore Paula Ferris
Abdundant 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)
All over shore Nigel Sawyer
Common 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
In most pools Nigel Sawyer
Rare 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
Abundant 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
Common 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
Rock pools mainly, mid to low shore Paula Ferris
30 2010-10-06 Plimont, Guernsey
Semi enclosed bay, sand with outcrops of rock perpemdicular to low water mark. Associated with the outcrops are motile stones and pools. (many alga species in rock pools dieing back)
In crevices on rocks. Tabitha Pearman
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
Common 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
On rocky areas 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 rock pools Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 26/06/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform with seaweed covering
In all rock pools and across the whole platform Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
In many rock pools, etc. Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 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)
Higher shore in most rock pools and across the rocks Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 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
All over the shore Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
In the rockier areas 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
10-20 ind/m2 17/08/2010 Telegrafbukta, Tromsų
The place covered by macrphytes mostly fucus serratus and Ascophyllum nodosum. The periwinkle snail distributed in the crevices of the rock. The shell sizes ranged between 2-3 cm distributed on the low shore but some with bigger shell can also be found on the high shore with number of smaller shells (arround 10-20 baby shell).
seen all them in crevice in rock pool. Sedercor Melatunan
Very common 17/06/2012 Splash Point, Seaford
Chalk platform and shingle beach
Many in rock pools Nigel Sawyer