Recording Marine Life


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Records of Macoma balthica

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
2003-04-11 France Aimee
Near the wreck of the France Aimee on the east side of the isle of wight
Ben Knights
2003-07-27 Fleetwood north
Fleetwood north.
Kathryn Turner
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
Washed up shells Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 2009-09-04 Pegwell Bay, Kent
Ex hoverport on mudflats
As empty shells around hoverport David Rolfe
Common 2009-08-29 Two Tree Island Essex
Mudflats and saltmarsh
Many shells Nigel Sawyer
n/a 2010-02-12 Thurstaston Beach
Thurstaston Beach, Wirral, Merseyside. Recorded by Wirral Wildlife & Kathryn Turner
Shell only North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Single Shell found Nigel Sawyer
1 26/12/2011 Eastbourne Pier
The area of shingle and sand around the pier Strandline consisted of absolutely 1000s of oyster shells amonst a few other things. Ensis ensis was also found, at least 6 shell pairs
Single shell Nigel Sawyer