Recording Marine Life


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Records of Sagartia elegans

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
2 2005-07-05
Goodrington sands, Torbay
rockpool Judith Oakley
Common 2005-06-18
Hat rock, up to 37 meters deep, underwater visibility 9 meters.
Patches of this species betwwen large areas of Corynactis viridis Sonia Rowley
Around 50 2008-05-20 Polzeath
Polzeath, north side towards Pentire Point
Under water on steep sheltered rock face at low water Paula Ferris
Common 2009-09-21 Eastbourne Pier
The pier at Eastbourne. Sandy beach below shingle with some soft bedrock with pools. In addition to the list Mactra stultrom common, as were hydroids (unidentified on the pier structure)
Many different sizes, forms and colours of which are either this species or troglodytes Nigel Sawyer
1 2010-05-28 Saunton
Saunton Beach north end, down rocks comprising raised beach platform from high to low water
ID?, image sent to Jack Sewell, in same gully, trumpet shaped column, to 4 cms, sand covered, double fringe tentacles, short white, and longer translucent. We\'ve not seen before on N coast Paula Ferris
100\'S 14/06/2010 CREEKSEA RIVER CROUCH
LOWER SHORE,MUD AND STONES
IN THE MUD ATTACHED TO A STONE,I WILL TAKE MORE PHOTO\'S WHEN I CONCENTRATE JUST ON THIS SPECIES. JAMES GIBSON
50 2010-06-24 Polzeath
North rocky shore of Hayle Bay, Polzeath, 2 m deep low shore gulley,and environs
One large cluster on overhang and back vertical wall of same gulley Paula Ferris
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
In rock pools near pier and under pier. More likely to be troglytes from what I have read but am unsure. Only visible under the pier when tide low tide is <0.4metres Nigel Sawyer
Common in two isolated locations 08/05/2012 Albion Sands
Sandy SW-facing beach, sheltered by Gateholm to S & W,flanked by cliffs, with some outcropping strata central and W edge, & large boulder field E edge.
A loose colony of 10 or so under a shore-facing overhand in mid-beach rock outcrop. A dense and highly-populated single colony, with Beadlets, on underside of large sandstone boulder at extreme E end of beach. Robert Durrant