Recording Marine Life


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Records of Plocamium cartilagineum

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
On rocky surface. Sonia Rowley
Present 2005-06-19
Wreck of the Italia off St. Agnes, Scilly Isles. 39 meters deep, underwater visibility >12 meters, water temperature 13 degrees. No water speed and weather calm with variable 1!! Afternoon dive. Wreck broken up on rocks.
On shallower areas of wreckage and rocks. Sonia Rowley
Uncommon 2009-07-05 Cow Gap, Eastbourne
Boulder, rocks and stone leading down to sea, some sandy/gravel patches, with small rock pools and some finer sediment. Un identified Spirobius sp, Sandhoppers and worm (prob Hermanthoe impar - picture sent via post) as well as seaweeds
Clumps washed up in rock pools Nigel Sawyer
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)
Few fronds seen Nigel Sawyer
1 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
One plant seen Nigel Sawyer
07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
Kevin McIlwee