Recording Marine Life

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Records of Osmundea pinnatifida

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
F 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth, Rocky shore with boulders
Frequent, growing on exposed areas of rocks and in rockpools Beth Coleman
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent Caroline Farrell
abundant 2004-03-26
Woddy Bay - North sheltered bay approx 2km long comprising mainly boulders,and pebbles with some overhangs and rockpools. Waterfalls onto beach (photos enclosed)
on rocks Barbara Haddrill
O 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
Occassional washed up in high shore pools and growing at low water. Seashore Safari
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
A 2005-07-12 West Angle Bay
West Angle Bay, Pembrokeshire
abundant on rocks Judith Oakley
abundant 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
mid & low shore Paula Ferris
Abundant 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
Distinct zone low shore Nigel Sawyer
Common 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
Large patches Nigel Sawyer
Common 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
Uncommon 03/04/2011 Bognor Regis
Following tide out. Strandline to tide line. Shingle to sand but with little washed up on sand. Many worm casts/ holes. Orange sponges also washed up. A single Pollachius sp (full size) was on the beach but too badly damaged to id to Pollock or COley (Gull attacked!)
few pieces washed up Nigel Sawyer
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
Zone low on shore Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 26/06/2011 Hope Gap, Sussex
Chalk platform with seaweed covering
Low on shore but with some plants higher up in rock pools Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 10/07/2011 Hope Gap, Susex
Chalk platform with channels, flints and a seaweed covering (Pepper Dulse being dominant)
Covered large areas of lower shore Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 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)
Lower shore Nigel Sawyer
Abdundant 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
Large areas on the lower shore Nigel Sawyer
Very common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Large patches in rocky areas Nigel Sawyer
Very common 17/06/2012 Splash Point, Seaford
Chalk platform and shingle beach
Lots on lower shore Nigel Sawyer