Recording Marine Life


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Records of Metridium senile

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
F 2003-09-17
Raglan Reef, Manacles, Cornwall
No further information given. Charles Whitworth
A 2005-08-02
Far pontoon, Queen Anne's Battery marina
abundant colour morphs of white, pale pink and very bright orange/pink on top part of pontoons Judith Oakley
Abundant 2005-06-18
Hat rock, diving up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters, <1/2 knot running (morning dive).
Loads on side of rocks, lovely and most open. Sonia Rowley
Common 2005-06-18
Hellopes wreck in Penzance bay, 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 12 meters, afternoon dive. Little water running. SE 4 wind. Water temperature 14 C
Loads on wreckage especially on landward/lee side. White and orange colours. Sonia Rowley
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the King Cadwallan, Scilly Isles, on the Hard Lewis Rocks. 36 meters deep, underwater visibility 8-9 meters, slight current. SE 5.
Loads especially around wreck arches and swim throughs. Not all open. White, orange and some green forms. Sonia Rowley
Common 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
Especially abundant around archways of swimthroughs and less exposed sides of wreckage. White, orange forms. Sonia Rowley
Common 2005-06-20
Wreck of the Cita, Scilly Isles. 35 meters deep, under water visibility 18 meters, water temperature 12 degrees. Weather excellent, no wind and no water current. Wreckage in amongst jewel anemone encrusted rocks. Morning dive.
Common up on higher superstructure and in accommodation and bridge areas of the wreck and higher starboard parts of the stern as it lies on its Port side at this point. Mainly white and orange forms, mainly open also. Also present on toilet seat inside wreckage (white anemones only!). Sonia Rowley
Present 2006-02-12
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
Many seen outside of wreck. Becky Seeley
Present 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Present in large numbers on the sides of the wreck. Caroline Farrell
common 2006-06-22
Queen Anne's Battery, Plymouth
On sides of pontoons Judith Oakley
Two 2008-07-09
Claonaig, East Kintyre peninsula, Argyll & Bute
In a midshore rock pool with other anemones Robin Harvey
Abundant 2009-02-26 Bournemouth Pier
Dorset
Steve Trewhella
60 15/06/2010 BURNHAM ON CROUCH RIVER
FLOATING PONTOON IN THE RIVER CROUCH
HEIGHT FROM 10mm TO 100mm,ON SIDES OF PONTOON FLOATATION TANKS JAMES GIBSON
40 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Numerous occurrences in white and orange, up to about 10cm across when open. At depth of 15 to 20m. Julian Madle
50 20/01/2012 Gortein point
East side of Loch Fyne, Scotland
clumps on top of cliff face Peter Bardsley
6 07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
Kevin McIlwee