Recording Marine Life

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Records of Pleurobrachia pileus

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2003-03-31 Selsey
Sandstone/clay wall that runs along on the West side just beyond Selsey Lifeboat Station.
Just drifting by. Paul Parsons
Chesil Cove Dorset. Portland side, underhill.
Mid water. Ryan Stalker
Strandline Kathryn Turner
over 50 2008-08-06 Oxwich beach
Oxwich beach, Gower
stranded on sand and many others washing in with tide Judith Oakley
1 2009-03-02 Off Hackney Lane
Teign Estuary
approximately 30mm top to bottom Tom Young
20 2009-05-23 Zetland Pier
Small pier and surrounding shore diving area. Rocky/sandy bottom which has about 7m of water at high tide and 2m at low.
Floating off slip (open water) approx 1cm diameter. Joe Bater
10 per meter 2009-06-01 Cleveleys north
Beach between the vue and rossall school. mid tide
Between mid and low tide Kathryn Turner
Hundreds 2009-06-20 Kinlochbervie
Kinlochbervie Harbour.
Appear to have been swept into the harbour by the rising tide. Literally hundreds and thousands of them. Photos at Gary Sutherland
Several Thousands 2010-06-14 Nags Head, NC, USA
Outer Banks, Atlantic Ocean, Mid-Atlantic USA East coast.
Floating in the ocean washing up on the beach Stacey McCall
1,000's 12/07/2011 Firth Bay, Orkney
Shallow tidal sea water bay, 1 to 6m deep, kelp plants, eel grass meadows, sand/mud bottom
There were thousands of them drifting by, beautifully irridescent. Long stalks trailing. penny martin