Recording Marine Life

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Records of Pecten maximus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
R 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
Low shore and shallow water Ruth Williams
1 2000-05-04 Knox Reef
Knox Reef; Farne Islands
Owain Gabb
P 2005-06-18 Lulworth Banks
Lulworth Banks, off Dorset coast
Quite a current so it was hard to estimate, but there were dozens of these scallops in all sizes. Julie Brazier
3 2005-07-15
Jennycliff Bay, Plymouth estuary
on sandy bottom, up to 4inches diameter. 13m depth. Sonia Rowley
loads!! 2005-06-30
Tinsley reef, Start Bay, south coast near Dartmouth
course snady/shingle bottom. 20m depth. Sonia Rowley
3 26/12/2011 Eastbourne Pier
The area of shingle and sand around the pier Strandline consisted of absolutely 1000s of oyster shells amonst a few other things. Ensis ensis was also found, at least 6 shell pairs
Worn washed up shells Nigel Sawyer
200+ 01/04/2012 Deer sound, Orkney
sandy bay , eel grass, kelp forest, maerl bed
penny martin