Recording Marine Life


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Records of Osilinus lineatus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
P 2003-06-25
Trevone/Newstrain Beach - flat slate rock outcrop
Numerous, seen on rocks. St Issey School Group
P 2003-07-16
Polzeath, north Cornwall. Rocky shore
Numerous on rocks. Liz Barton
P 2003-07-11
Constantine Bay - rocky shore with sandy inlets & gullies
Numerous, some very large, seen on rocks and in crevices.
N 2003-07-14
Bude (north coast, rocky area seawardside of breakwater (13:00-14:00).
Numerous in pools and on rocks.
C 2004-04-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten, near Plymouth
Common, seen on rocks at the top of the shore. Seashore Safari
C 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
mid shore on rocks and rockpools Ruth Williams
C 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
Common high - mid shore on rocks Seashore Safari
20 2004-06-07 Tunnels beach
Tunnels beach, Ilfracombe, North Devon. Low shore between pools
On rock, upper shore Kim-Marie Clothier
100 2004-07-03 Coombe Martin Bay
Coombe Martin Bay, Devon. Rocky platform adjacent to muddy/sandy/shingly beach. Large man made pools at top of beach.
On rocks in pools and out of pools Barbara Haddrill
25 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
On rocks David Butt (Brauton School)
80 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
On rocks David Butt (Brauton School)
10 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
On damper rocks David Butt (Brauton School)
10 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)
C 2004-08-19 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, near Mountbatten
Common Seashore Safari
C 2004-12-21 Alderney
Alderney, Long stretch of beach with rocks on either side. Has very high and low tides.
Under rocks mostly but some on top. Charlie Smith
C 2005-01-15
Clonque, Alderney has a very strong current,the beach has no sand but pebbles and boulders.
Common on most rocks and in rock pools. Charlie Smith
P 2005-04-09 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen on midshore wracks Seashore Safari
108 2005-05-21
found nestled in seaweed in the upper and lower intertidal zone Jamie Walls
20 2005-06-22 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plyjmouth Sound
Scattered amongst rocks and beneath seaweed Tim Argyle
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 9 (years 3 & 6) Holbeton School
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 4, years 3 & 6, Sam Perrin, Charlie O'Neil, Joe McArdle, Paddy, George Gask and William Speed Holbeton School
many 2005-10-04
Lynmouth shore west.
over rocks Deddington School
a few 2005-10-11
Lynmouth east
in pools mill lane
loads 2005-10-13
Lynmouth foreshore
On rocks mill lane
many 2005-12-07
e.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
7 2006-06-27
Jennycliff Beach, PLymouth
Shells covered in barnacles. Newton Ferrers Primary School
common 2006-06-27
Jennycliff Beach, PLymouth
West Park Primary School
6 2007-03-10
brandy bay kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
common 2005-08-22
sugary cove dartmouth westside lowsprings
mid-lower shore on rocks and algae Sonia Rowley
20 2007-04-22
broad bench kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
7
Abundant
11
all large 22 to 33mm
Abundant 2007-07-14
Jennycliff
Jayne Evans
None 2007-07-19
Branscombe beach
Milly Hatton-Brown
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
From high shore in rock pools, damp places Paula Ferris
rare 2007-10-26 Oxwich Point
Oxwich Point, Gower - 3/4 of way along from beach
on rocks Judith Oakley
abundant 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Abundant 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
common 2008-02-09
mupe bay dorset
Steve Trewhella
1 2008-03-08
hen cliff kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
abundant, frequent 2008-04-18
Mount Batten N50:21:25 W4:07:40
rockpools (rare) boulders, open rock (Frequent) Seashore Safari
Present 2008-06-06
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
abundant 2008-07-30
Porth Hellick, St Mary's, Isles of Scilly
open rocks, crevices Larissa Paver
abundant 2008-07-30
Porth Hellick rocky shore, St Mary's Isles of Scilly
On open rock and in crevices and overhangs Larissa Paver
abundant 2008-09-19
e.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
Larissa Paver
abundant 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 Paula Ferris
100 2010-03-16 Hartland Quay
Rocky shore below the former quay, wave cut platform of differentially eroded sandstone & slate beds alongside sandy bay
Numbers a guess, abundant upper and mid shore Paula Ferris
Common 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
Mid shore Paula Ferris
Abundant 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)
On rocks and in rock pools. Tabitha Pearman
50 2010-10-24 Hinkley Point
Extensive wave cut platform to seaward of the Nuclear Power Station
open rock surface John Crothers
Common 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
Many seen on rocks and the top surface of the seaweed cover Nigel Sawyer
01/07/2011 Plymouth Hoe
Description: Embayment, Sheltered with an East facing aspect Zone: littoral Full salinity Use and impacts:Fishing,rockpooling Sub stratum: Bed rock and concrete Features: Crevices, gullies, pools, overhangs
Tabitha Pearman