Recording Marine Life


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Records of Palmaria palmata

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
C 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth, Rocky shore with boulders
Common, in gully and on rocks of lower shore, often growing attached to larger seaweeds. Beth Coleman
C 2002-07
Blue Pool, Porthrush, east of Ramore Head
Common Deirdre Walsh
O 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Occasional Caroline Farrell
O 2005-03-26
Black Rocks, near Southerndown, South Wales
Occasionally seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
common 2005-08-19
sugary cove dartmouth castle, low springs, full moon
lowershore Sonia Rowley
abundant 2007-10-11
Barricane Beach towards Grunta, woolacombe
low shore rocks, lining gulley Paula Ferris
Frequent 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
abundant 2008-05-21 Polzeath
Polzeath north
lower shore rocks Paula Ferris
frequent 2008-09-27
On rocks at eastern end of Porthmeor beach
Forming a distinct band on rocks of lower shore Larissa Paver
2008-09-27 Porthmenor Beach
Eastern end of Porthmenor beach, St Ives, Cornwall
Frequent. In a distinct band on rocks of lower shore Larissa Paver
2008-09-28 Battery Rocks
Battery Rocks, Below Jubalee pool, Penzance
Frequent. Rocks on lower shore Larissa Paver
Common 2010-04-25 Hope Gap, Seaford, Sussex
Low tide on chalk platform boulders, pebbles, with gulleys present lower on shore
Some patches Nigel Sawyer
10 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
10 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
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
Some plants/ fronds in gulleys and washed up Nigel Sawyer
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Many washed up fronds Nigel Sawyer
07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
rocks at entry point Kevin McIlwee