Recording Marine Life


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Records of Littorina saxatilis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Frequent 2000-04-07
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
No information entered Owain Gabb
307 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
In rocks/in crevices/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)
2 2005-05-21
found in lower intertidal zone at low tide Jamie Walls
P 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
2% coverage (5m x 5m area) in rockpools David Butt (Brauton School)
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella

2007-03-03
portland harbour
Steve Trewhella
>50 2007-03-21
West Hoe by water front pub, Plymouth
Mid-lower shore on rocks and in/around rock pools Jon Parr
2003-04-15
Kathryn Turner
2003-03-23 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north, Flyde coast
Kathryn Turner
common 2007-04-22
broad bench kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
common 2005-08-14
rocky coast on coastal walk between compass and castle cove dartmouth (westside) increased sun exposure till sundown no fresh H2O inlets.
high-mid rocks, in crevices and rockpools Sonia Rowley
A few 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
Mid shore Paula Ferris
common 2007-10-26 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Gower - 3/4 of way along from beach
in crevices and amongst seaweeds Judith Oakley
1 2007-10-26 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Swansea, Wales
Middle shore Shore Thing
1 2009-04-24 Aberavon Beach
Near the break water at Aberavon Beach
Rockpool Adrian Cooke
1 2009-04-24 Aberavon Beach
Near the break water at Aberavon Beach
In rockpool Adrian Cooke
Common 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
Nigel Sawyer
Common 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
Common 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
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
Some bright orange shells Nigel Sawyer
100+ 2009-09-04 Pegwell Bay, Kent
Ex hoverport on mudflats
Very small, on wave-cut chalk platform David Rolfe
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)
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 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
35 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
Common 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
On rocky areas Nigel Sawyer
Rare 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
Couple of shells found Nigel Sawyer