Recording Marine Life

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Records of Pagurus bernhardus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
3 2004-02-20
Batten bay Plymouth, rocky shore with bolders
Rock pool Adam Martin
100 2002
Donaghadee Sound (Belfast Lough)
Seen for the last 20 years. Velvet crab leave the area in January and are replaced by hermits until about July when velvets return. Eric Brown
Found during Seashore Safari under rocks.
10 2002-05-11
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Seen in mid-shore rock pool BTCV/ MilleniumVolunteers
P 2004-05-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten nr Plymouth
Seen in periwinkle shells. West Park Primary
C 2004-07-18 Achmelvich beach
Achmelvich beach, Sutherland
Common in rockpools - especially in yellow Dog Whelk shells with brown speckles Liam Mason
6 2001-09-16
Shankill Beach between Bray and Killiney, County Dublin Ireland.
No information entered Tim Clabon
1 2004-12-27
long sandy beach with rocks on either side
Under rock Charlie Smith
1 2005-03-02 Lynmouth foreshore
Lynmouth foreshore west
Seen in a rock pool Harwell School
P 2005-03-10
Sillery Sands foreshore between Point Perilous and the bottom of the decent path 9-10/3/05.
A few seen in small rockpools Horspath Primary
1 2005-05-08
Snapes Point Salcombe Estuary Devon
Seen near rocks 0.5 above CD Jo Corke
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
2 2005-08-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach, Plymouth
Mid tide rockpools. Cat Ridout
6 2005-10-13
Lynmouth foreshore
Under rocks mill lane
8 2005-09-13 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth
In rockpools Judith Oakley
2 0000-00-00 Lee Bay
Lee Bay, North Devon
one or two 2006-06-06
Lynmouth Foreshore East at midtide.
Middle of the beach Madley Brook School
1 2005-06-09 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone Reef
Cat Ridout
3 2006-10-18
Lynmouth Beach E at low tide.
Top of beach thomas pounder
common 15+ 2005-09-17
Start bay. Tinsley reef. Shingly bottom vis < 1m.
scarpering across seabed Sonia Rowley
3 2005-08-22
sugary cove dartmouth westside lowsprings
lower shore using hinia incrassata shells Sonia Rowley
3 2008-06-19 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks wembury beach
Cat Ridout
2 2008-07-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks
Cat Ridout
2 2009-05-12 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Cat Ridout
3 2009-05-24 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Cat Ridout
2 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
Properly more common Nigel Sawyer
Common 2009-09-21 Eastbourne Pier
The pier at Eastbourne. Sandy beach below shingle with some soft bedrock with pools. In addition to the list Mactra stultrom common, as were hydroids (unidentified on the pier structure)
Commonest crab Nigel Sawyer
30 2009-12-12 Farne Islands
Rocky islands 20 minutes by boat from Seahouses, Northumberland. Small islands 5 minutes north west of the largest Island
On rocks from 2-6m Lauren Burghes
Common 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
1 05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
1 05/03/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth
Rocky shore
Kristie Wilkinson
5 08/04/2011 Mount Edgecumbe
The rocky shore around the point of Mount Edgecumbe.
Bex House
20 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
30 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
1 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)
In Gibbula shell Nigel Sawyer
2 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
Seen in rock pools and one in a netted dogwhelk shell Nigel Sawyer
Many 27/08/2011 Hallsands, South Devon
Shallow dive 4-5m just off South Hallsands
Lots of crabs of different sizes. Largely on the sandy areas between rocks and in the areas with faster currents Jackie Vale
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Mainly in rock pools but many seen espeically in the Holywell area Nigel Sawyer
6 07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
Kevin McIlwee
4 15/06/2012 Lynmouth Foreshore East
Rock Pool Ecology session.
on stones in rockpools Hannah Lord