Recording Marine Life

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Records of Taurulus bubalis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
1 2004-02-09
Batten Bay Plymouth, Rocky shore with loose, mixed boulders and mud/gravel patches
in pool, mid shore Jack Sewell
1 2004-06-05
Wembury Beach, South Hams, Devon. Rocky shore with some sandy patches
Under a rock - low down shore Seashore Safari
1 2005-06-22 Batten Bay
Batten Bay, Plymouth Sound
under seaweed on the lower shore Tim Moore
10 2005-07-07
Rocky shore Crackington Haven
Under seaweed in low water rock pools Peter Hake
1 2005-09-18 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury beach - right side rockpools
approx 11cm length, low shore rockpool Cat Ridout
2 2005-08-19 Blackstone Rocks
Wembury Beach, blackstone rocks
1approx 6cm length in mid-low pool uner rock, one approx 12cm length in very low shore rockpool under large rock Cat Ridout
1 2005-09-20 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
approx 6cm length, low shore rockpool Cat Ridout
2 2005-09-30 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
both low shore in rockpools, approx 7 & 8cm length. Cat Ridout
3 2005-10-02 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
all low shore in rockpools, 1x5cm, 1x6cm 1x9cm Cat Ridout
1 2006-01-11 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury, South Devon
Found in mid tide rockpool. Caroline Farrell
1 2006-02-11
Babbacombe bay - few metres off shore
On reef, resting against rocks. Faye Wood
1 2006-02-26 Island of Eday
Rocky shore on west side of Island of Eday, Orkney.
Medium sized one found at low tide in rock pool. Joshua Foreman
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
1 2006-07-19 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Lower shore, 9cm Cat Ridout
6 2006-07-21 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
1 2006-05-25 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
12cm Cat Ridout
1 2006-06-08 Blackstone Rocks
Blakstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
Middle shore, 4cm Cat Ridout
Same rockpool as above, juvenile aprox35mm length
1 2006-04-30 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury Beach
17cm Cat Ridout
1 2007-05-01 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
1 2007-05-16 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
1 2007-05-17 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
1 2007-07-31 Blackstone Rocks
Blackstone Rocks, Wembury.
Cat Ridout
2 2007-08-30
Coombesgate, north Woolacombe beach.
Under cover in rock pools Paula Ferris
1 2007-09-28 Barricane and Coombesgate
Barricane & Coombesgate, Woolacombe Bay
mid shore rock pool, 120mm Paula Ferris
one seen 2008-09-29
East Beach, Selsey Bill, West Sussex. Adjacent to wooden launching ramp
resting on gravel 20cm long. Picture taken james lucey
2 2008-08-04
Bucks Mills
In rock-pools Paula Ferris
1 2009-04-07 Blackstone Rocks
Cat Ridout
1 2009-05-24 Blackstone Rocks, Wembury
Cat Ridout
2 2009-05-30 West Runton Beach
Littoral zone
Under rocks in rock pools. Photograph uploaded. Jeff Blincow
1 2009-06-09 Coombesgate, Woolacombe
2 sandy bays divided by small rocky headlands with extensive rocks at low tide.
Unshore ofID, juvenile, about 2 cms Paula Ferris
1 2009-10-16 Worm's Head
Worm's Head causeway, Rhosilli, Gower, Wales
Seen under algae in rock pool Richard West
2 2009-10-05 Sennen Cove
Rocks offshore of lifeboat slip
Two individuals in around 3 m of water, camouflaged deep red to match algae on seabed. Perth One
1 2010-08-12 Mullion Cove, Cornwall
Harbour wall, rocks and sea weed.
Caught while sea angling by Ros Brooks, 18cm. Had lampreys on tail fin John Brooks
1 2010-09-25 Trefusis Point
Rocky Shore
John Brooks
2 2010-11-21 Flushing Yacht Club Pier
Fal Estuary
8cm, 6cm John Brooks
2 2010-12-31 Cushendall, Co Antrim
Rock pools on foreshore immediately NE of Cushendall beach, Co Antrim, Ireland.
In rockpools sitting by stones at night. They were juveniles, 5.6cm and 8.5 cm. Red and white one was the smaller. Larger one pink and olive green. They change colour v quick when relocated for photo. Cathal McNaughton
4 26/06/11 Dunbar, East Lothian
Rockpools to rear of main Harbour.
Rockpools Kevin Whalin
20 24/09/2011 Swanage
Water depths of 2m to 30m with water temperature of 18 degrees C.
Numerous sightings beneath pier in shades of grey and pink. 10cm to 15cm long. Julian Madle
5 04/09/2011 St Abbs
Coastal rocky areas, north of Berwick up on Tweed, near Eyemouth in Scotland.
Adults at a depth of 15 to 20m Julian Madle