Recording Marine Life

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Records of Ophiothrix fragilis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Found in upper shore rock pool under boulder BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
O 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Occasional, found during Seashore Safari under rocks. Very small, disc <1cm Caroline Farrell
3 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Seen under rock in lower shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
1 2004-04-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten, near Plymouth
Found under rock on lower shore. Seashore Safari
A 2005-03-13
To the right hand side of new waterfront pub, west Hoe, Plymouth
Abundant under rocks Judith Oakley
1 2005-04-09
Langerstone Point
5cm Katherine Hill
A 2005-03-12 Firestone Bay
Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen under rocks Seashore Safari
2 2005-07-09 Blackstone Rocks
on Blackstone Rocks at Wembury Beach
underside of rock. largets 8cm in width Cat Ridout
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 10,years 4-6, Alice, Keira, Rachel, Olivia and Holly Gask Holbeton School
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 2, year 4-6, Tom, Jacob Houzehan, Will, Steve and Ben Holbeton School
1 2006-03-19 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef, Wembury
Approx 4cm diameter, under rock in low shore gulley. Faye Wood
1 2005-08-22
sugary cove dartmouth westside lowsprings
on rock under aldae low shore Sonia Rowley
1 2007-09-01
Downend, Croyde, immediately south of headland.
Under stone, disc 10mm approx. Paula Ferris
20 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Under every slab Paula Ferris
12 2009-09-17 Rockham, North Devon
Small sandy bay flanked by slatey clifs, small headlands with rocky substrate in gulleys between rocks
Part of a rich profusion of encrusting & other life under most stones at low water Paula Ferris
2 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
mid shore under stones Paula Ferris
5 05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
5 05/03/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth
Rocky shore
Kristie Wilkinson
5 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
1000 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Absolutely everywhere Julian Madle
abundant 08/03/2012 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
north facing sheltered rocky shore, good seaweed cover, gullies crevices & pools
Under boulders low shore Paula Ferris