Recording Marine Life


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Records of Nassarius reticulatus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
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
Mainly broken shells 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
Many mainly broken shells Nigel Sawyer
3 or 4 2009-09-04 Pegwell Bay, Kent
Ex hoverport on mudflats
Badly worn examples in beach drift David Rolfe
Common 2009-10-25 Bexhill on Sea
Shingle shore at high tide
Shells washed up on shore Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
Shells only Nigel Sawyer
3 2010-06-20 Pevensey Bay
Just east of Eastbourne, a typical East Sussex pebble beach with some small areas of sand at low tide
Carole Manion
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
one being eaten by a cushion star Kristie Wilkinson
2 21/03/2011 Hastings
Shingle and rocks with some rockpools and sandy areas
Broken shells only Nigel Sawyer
2 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
Broken shells only Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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
2 26/06/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform with seaweed covering
Two broken shells only found Nigel Sawyer
5 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
Washed up shells only Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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)
Shells on shore Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 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
Several shells seen and one being used by a hermit crab Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Some shells found Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 17/06/2012 Splash Point, Seaford
Chalk platform and shingle beach
Batches of about 6 egg cases seen on Fucus serratus fronds Nigel Sawyer