Recording Marine Life


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Records of Psammechinus miliaris

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
2 2003-05-17
Firestone Bay, Plymouth
Found in crevices. Seashore Safari
1 2003-08-12
Wembury, voluntary marine conservation area (VMCA), devon.
Found under crevice, urchin about 3.5cm in diameter. Caroline Farrell
4 2003-09-27
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Near Plymouth
Under rocks at low shore Seashore Safari
50 or more (estimate) 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
Abundant all over the shore under rocks from mid to low tide Jack Sewell
3 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Plymouth. Rocky shore with boulders
Alex Bolton
1 2004-02-20
Batten Bay, Mountbatten, near Plymouth
Angie Squires
5 2004-02-20
Batten bay Plymouth, rocky shore with bolders
Rock pool Adam Martin
10 2004-02-20
Batten Bay,Plymouth, rocky shore with boulders
Under rocks in and by pools Shereon Knowles
F 2002-03-28
Batten Bay, nr Plymouth
Frequent under boulders and in crevices Caroline Farrell
O 2002-09-07
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound.
Occassional, found during Seashore Safari under rocks. Urchins were often covered in seaweed and small pebbles. James Highfield
1
Found under rock
4 2004-04-06
Batten Bay, Mountbatten, near Plymouth
Found under rocks covered in small stones and seaweed. Seashore Safari
R 2004-04-07
Helford passage + Bar beach, Helford River, Cornwall.
mid shore rock pool Ruth Williams
5-6 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
under rocks Seashore Safari
1 2004-07-05 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Nr Plymouth.
Seashore Safari
10 2004-08-19 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, near Mountbatten
In crevices, under rocks. Seashore Safari
4 2005-03-13
To the right hand side of new waterfront pub, west Hoe, Plymouth
Seen under rocks Judith Oakley
F 2005-03-12 Firestone Bay
Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound
Found covered in shells and weed under rocks on lower shore Seashore Safari
A 2005-04-09 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
Variety of sizes seen from 1 cm diameter to 6 cm diameter Seashore Safari
6 2005-06-05
Goodrington Sands on shore in front of Seashore Centre
Under ledges and boulders in pools Judith Oakley
4 2005-07-04 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach - on Blackstone Rocks
under rocks, algae attached and in low tide rockpools. 3x approx 10mm diameter, 1x approx 30mm diameter. Cat Ridout
3 2005-06-23 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach
Under rocks in rockpools Faye Wood
1 2005-07-05 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Approx. 7mm in diameter; found under a rock at lower shore; algae attached Cat Ridout
3 2005-07-06 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks - Wembury Beach
attached under rocks mid-low shore, all covered by algae and pebbles. between 1-2cm in diameter Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-09 Blackstone Rocks
on Blackstone Rocks at Wembury Beach
roughly 1.2cm diameter. Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-10 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
camouflaged by seaweed under low shore rock in rockpool, approx 10mm Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
approx 300mm diameter, low shore Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-12 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
approx150mm diameter attached under rock mid to low shore Cat Ridout
6 2005-07-05
Goodrington sands, Torbay
under overhangs and boulders Judith Oakley
2 2005-07-19 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
1 x 15mm diameter and 1x 20mm. Cat Ridout
1 2005-07-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach
approx 30mm diameter underside of rock in low shore pool Cat Ridout
2 2005-08-06 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks, Wembury beach
2x diameter 1cm underneath rock low shore, 1x 25mm Cat Ridout
2 2005-08-10 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks Wembury beach
Both approx 1cm diameter on underside of same rock, large low shore rockpool Cat Ridout
1 2005-08-10 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks Wembury beach
Approx 40mm diameter low shore rockpool Cat Ridout
1 2005-08-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach, Plymouth
Low tide gully, in crevice. Size = 5cm diameter Cat Ridout
1 2005-09-18 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach - right side rockpools
1cm diameter, under low shore rock in pool Cat Ridout
2 2005-09-18 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach - Blackstone rocks
low shore rockpool Cat Ridout
4 2005-08-19 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury Beach, blackstone rocks
2x2cm diameter, 1x 1cm diameter, 1x 2.5cm diameter Cat Ridout
1 2005-09-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
approx 3cm diameter, underneath rock in low shore pool Cat Ridout
3 2005-09-29 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
1x1cm diameter, 2x 3cm diameter, low shore Cat Ridout
1 2005-10-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
underneath rock in large deep pool, approx 1cm diameter Cat Ridout
5 2005-10-02 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
all low shore, 3 together on underneath of rock,1x1cm diameter, 4x 2.5cm Cat Ridout
4 2005-10-04 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
all under rocks on low shore, all approx 2.5cm diameter Cat Ridout
1 2005-09-26 Fowey estuary
Fowey estuary, marina, Cornwall
Inside tyre Judith Oakley
8 2005-09-13 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth
Under rocks Judith Oakley
1 2003-08-13 Wembury
Rockpools at Wembury Beach, south Devon.
In a crevice. Cat Ridout
1 2003-07-11 Wembury
Wembury Beach, South Devon.
Under a rock. Cat Ridout
1 2003-07-11 Wembury
Wembury Beach, South Devon.
Under a rock. Cat Ridout
1 2006-02-12
Wreck of the HMS Scylla, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
On top of bow. Becky Seeley
1 2005-08-02
Goodrington Sands, Torbay, Devon.
Youngsters fishing with nets and hands on a sandy beach with a rock fringe and small rock pools. Doug Herdson
1 2005-08-02
Goodrington Sands, Torbay, Devon.
Youngsters fishing with nets and hands on a sandy beach with a rock fringe and small rock pools. Doug Herdson
1 2005-08-02
Goodrington Sands, Torbay, Devon.
Youngsters fishing with nets and hands on a sandy beach with a rock fringe and small rock pools. Doug Herdson
1 2006-06-27
Jennycliff Beach, PLymouth
Under rock in rockpool
1 2006-06-27
Jennycliff Beach, PLymouth
West Park Primary School
1 2006-07-19 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Lower shore, 4cm diameter Cat Ridout
2 2006-05-26 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone Reef
Both 1.5cm diameter Cat Ridout
3 2006-05-27 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone reef
1.5cm - 2.5cm diameter Cat Ridout
2 2006-06-08 Blackstone Rocks
Blakstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Middle Shore, under rock Cat Ridout
1 2005-06-09 Blackstone Reef
Blackstone Reef
Cat Ridout
1
4cm diameter
1
Rockpool in lower shore, 5cm diameter
2 2006-09-09 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks Wembury Beach. Very low spring tide. 0.3m
1.5cm and 4.5cm Cat Ridout
10 2006-09-09
East end of Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth.
In various rockpools on the shore. Charlotte Marshall
1 2007-05-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
2
1
1 2007-08-02 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
Present 2008-06-06
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
occasional 2008-07-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone rocks
on rocks Cat Ridout
2 2008-07-01 Hannafore beach
South West coast of England. south east cornwall, hannafore beach, Looe.
One found on the underside of a large rock in a rockpool. About 5cm across. Other found on a small rock in a rockpool about 1cm across. Both found on the lower shore. Exposed rocky shore. Amelia Bridges
2 2009-05-24 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Rockpools
Found under a rock Cat Ridout
1 2009-08-21 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
rocky shore with good zoning
Between flat boulders, low water Paula Ferris
1 2010-05-21 East sands, St Andrews
Rocky shore to the right of East sands beach.
~6cm diameter, under rock on mid/low shore. amy deacon
1 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
Same location, attached under-side boulder, debris covered Paula Ferris
2 2010-09-09 Westward Ho!
Semi-exposed shore, rocky shore at end sandy beach, rock platform cut by gullies and pools, sand at low tide
debris attached, under stones & boulders Paula Ferris
1 19/02/2011 Lee Bay, Ilfracombe
Low shore rocks & gullies adjacent nearly parallel to sea, leading into kelp strewn with flat stones/boulders
Larger than usually seen wrapped in kelp frond under stone Paula Ferris
1 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
2 27/09/2011 Downend, VCroyde
low shore rocks, crevices, pools etc
one less thasn 1 cm, other 3 cmm diam, under stones Paula Ferris
1 09/03/2012 Lee Bay Ilfracombe
low shore gulley with floor of flat boulders
Under flat boulder, Malteser size draped in weed etc Paula Ferris
1 10/03/2012 Downend, Croyde
Diagonal cross-cutting rocky shore gulley and adjacent shore platform at low water
Malteser size, with adherent material, on underside boulder Paula Ferris
1 11/03/2012 Saunton, N Devon
Rocks between base of Saunton Down & Saunton Sands
Golf ball size, wedged into crack on vertical rock face, weed etc adhering Paula Ferris