Recording Marine Life


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Records of Pollachius pollachius

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
6 2005-06-29
Dive on Louis Shield wreck, Thurleston Sands
near wreck Judith Oakley
1 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.
Fairly deep down the wreck, a good size; 55 cm long. Sonia Rowley
5 2006-04-25
Chesil cove
Si Parker
common 2006-06-14
Princess Ena Brittany. Depth 42m underwater vis >12m
huge! up to 1m long Sonia Rowley
1 2006-06-14
Heinrick Hay Brittany. 33m depth. underwater vis >12m
>30cm Sonia Rowley
12 2007-06-17 Chesil Cove
Chesil Cove, Dorset
Polly Whyte
2 DD/MM/YYYY Bigbury Bay
Persier wreck, Bigbury Bay, Devon
Trish Carter
Occasional 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
1 2010-07-29 Cadgwith Cove
Half mile offshore
12 0z John Brooks
3 2010-08-05 Newlyn Pier
Newlyn Pier, Newlyn, Cornwall
10cm long, caught in prawn trap and released John Brooks
3 2010-08-05 Newlyn Pier
Newlyn Pier, Newlyn, Cornwall
10cm long, caught in prawn trap and released John Brooks
7 2010-08-14 Prince of Wales Pier
Fal Estuary, caught very close to pier pilings.
Average length 12cm John Brooks
4 2010-09-24 Newlyn Pier, Cornwall
Harbour wall
less than 8 oz John Brooks
1 2010-11-21 Flushing Yacht Club Pier
Fal Estuary
12cm John Brooks
1 2010-12-28 Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth
Fal Estuary
20cm John Brooks
1 10/04/2011 Mullion Cove
Harbour Wall
30cm long John Brooks
100 29/07/2011 Sea off North Devon between Clovelly and Hartland Quay
Sea up to about a mile offshore in North Devon.
Jay Nicholson
1 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Juvenile, beneath pier at around 3m, less than 30cm long. Julian Madle
1 02/10/2011 The Waldrons
'Reef' system made up of numerous sandstone boulders of various sizes. Some as large as 3m in diameter.
Diving in approx 8m of water at 17 deg C. Approx 40cm in length.