Recording Marine Life


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Records of Tripterygion delaisi

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
one 2005-06
Plymouth Sound, Cawsand Bay near Inner Broady Cove
rocky reef at 6 metres Peter Messenger
11 2005-10-06 Swanage Pier
Swanage Pier
On pier legs at various depths, approx half seen were only 1/2 an inch long Steve Trewhella
1 - female 2006-06-05
Portscatho
Very clear black stripes, on exposed rock when snorkelling
1 2005-06-13
Wreck of the Fetlar. Depth 20m >17m u/water vis
Black faced blenny during breeding season on port side of wreck Sonia Rowley
1
Upside down under overhang. Bright yellow body, jet black head metallic blue tinge to dorsal fin
one
On a rock at about 3-4m depth. Retreated to a crevice. Approx 7-8cm long. Yellow/orange body, dark head, blue fringed fins
one
On the breakwater by the Dredger wreck. At about 5-6m depth. On a rock, retreated to a crevice. Red/orange body, black head. ABout 8cm long
one 2007-09-18
Off northern end of Meadfoot Beach Torbay.
Upside-down under rocky overhang Paul Newland
approx 6 2008-06-13 Swanage pier
Swanage pier 4.2 m water temp 18degC
all males sighted yellow with black faces and blue tinged fins.... on pier structure and underwater man made debris Gavin Hemingway
1 2008-06-15 Worbarrow Tout
Worbarrow Tout (Kimmeridge underwater nature trail)
Male, sitting on top of the barge wreck Mick Quickfall
1 2008-06-14 Swanage Pier
Swanage Pier
Male, on wreckage under the pier Mick Quickfall
four 2008-06-07
Breakwater Fort, Plymouth, Devon
Three male and one female on Fort wall and debris ajacent to wall in a depth of 12 metres. Photographs available if required. Karen Williams
One 2008-06-07
Fort Bovisand, Plymouth, Devon
Male on large rock face 30 metres NW of slip. Karen Williams
10 pairs 2008-07-14
swanage pier dorset
Steve Trewhella
2 2009-05-31 Swanage Pier
Wooden pier leg
Male and female on remains of a pier leg Simon Brown
1 18/09/2007 Off meadfoot beach, torbay
upside-down under small overhang in fairly shallow water on 18/09/2007 (tried to record this before but apparently failed. Image already in Marlin Gallery.
Upside-down under small overhang paul newland
2 15/12/2007 Plymouth - Breakwater Fort
On seabed
On seabed near submerged base of Fort in about 12-14M of water. Dorsal view image already in Marlin Image Gallery. paul newland
one 30/07/2011 Babbacombe Bay (Torquay)
No more than 50M ofshore
Head downward on vertical rock-face in shallow water. (Having previously reported this species from two other locations (images in gallery) could they perhaps be due due for confirmation? paul newland