Recording Marine Life


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Records of Spirorbis (Spirorbis) spirorbis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
50 2009-08-02 Hastings
Directly east of the Stade. 2.3 metre low tide. Shore line pebbles and boulders with some rock pools in evidence
On single piece of washed Fucus vesiculosus Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 2010-03-02 Greencliff, near Westward Ho
Semi exposed rocky shore, facing north west, wave cut platform with gullies, some sand at low water
usual places Paula Ferris
Abundant 03/04/2011 Bognor Regis
Following tide out. Strandline to tide line. Shingle to sand but with little washed up on sand. Many worm casts/ holes. Orange sponges also washed up. A single Pollachius sp (full size) was on the beach but too badly damaged to id to Pollock or COley (Gull attacked!)
On many washed up pieces of seaweed Nigel Sawyer
Abundant 16/04/2011 Nothe Fort, Weymouth
Rocky shore below Nothe Gardens towards the Stone Pier. Some shells look more like Venerupis rhomboides than sengalensis. Some unidentified small shrimps/ prawns seen in wide crevices
Very widespread on Fucus but some on stones in rock pools Nigel Sawyer