Recording Marine Life

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Records of Parablennius gattorugine

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Hiding in crevice
>6 2005-06-12
German minesweeper (M343) wreck, 32 m deep. 9 miles sw of Jersey, Channel Isles.
Very brightly coloured, amongst wreckage (often higher/top plates) ~12 cm long. Sonia Rowley
1 2003-06-18 Wembury
Rocky shore, Wembury Beach, South Devon.
In rockpool. Cat Ridout
1 2006-02-05
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall.
Seen in the corner of the hangar room. Caroline Farrell
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
1 2006-07-21
Crackington Haven,rocky shore,west side of the beach.
Under rock on lower shore Peter Hake
In kelp bed area exposed a low tide
1 2006-04-22
Chesil Cove, Portland
Under rock Emma Brennand
3 different spots along wall 2006-08-08
Slightly west of Hook Head , Wexford, South East Ireland.
Crevice, not sure if its a red one, have excellent photo justin aylward
3 2005-06-14
Heinrick Hay Brittany. Depth 33m under water vis>12m H2O temp 14c.
Wreck sides Sonia Rowley
5 2005-06-13
Wreck of the Fetlar. Depth 20m >17m u/water vis
On withing wreck Sonia Rowley
2 2007-06-17 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Dorset
Polly Whyte
3 2008-06-22
Yealm Estuary
Jon Parr
1 2009-05-24 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Cat Ridout
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
small <8 cms and large animals >160 cms, low shore edge rock pools Paula Ferris
1 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
1 06/08/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mt Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
5 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
30 deep on wreck, up to about 20cm long. Julian Madle
10 11/06/2011 West Bay
M2 wreck at 35m
35m deep, many sightings, up to 15cm long Julian Madle
2 07/05/2012 Oxwich
rocky shore in South Wales on Gower peninsula
both males guarding eggs under boulders JUDITH OAKLEY
1 09/06/2012 Greencliff
Upper end of wave-cut platform, rocky beach with numerous gullies and pools, moderately exposed. Location corresponding to lower shore, upper shore being entirely a large and dynamic pebble ridge.
Large specimen, at least 22cm, found in shallow water at edge of sandy gully, sheltering under wrack hanging from low overhang. Robert Durrant