Recording Marine Life


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Records of Ulva lactuca

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
P 2003-07-11
Constantine Bay - rocky shore with sandy inlets & gullies
Present.
P 2003-08-09
Ravens Point Anglesey
Many plants over large flat area of bottom in about 2-3mtrs at low water. Ken Byrne
P
Some sea lettuce found in rock pools, along with a variety of other seaweed species
fairly common 2004-05-08
Jennycliff Bay, near Plymouth. Rocky shore, alongside sandy/gravelly beach.
on rocks low down shore Seashore Safari
Abundant 2004-06-05
Wembury Beach, South Hams, Devon. Rocky shore with some sandy patches
covering rocks, especially bundant near beach/ river inflow. Seashore Safari
P 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, west facing rocky platforms north of sandy bay. Midshore area, rock rocks with frequent pools, shallow and deep. Sunny & cloudy, strong breeze site 2
In rockpools 31% of 5m x 5m area David Butt (Brauton School)
P 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, North Devon. West facing rocky platform north of sandy bay. Low shore area, steep & rugged rock with deep pools & gullies. Site 3.
In pools 13% of 5m x 5m area David Butt (Brauton School)
P 2004-06-18 Croyde Beach
Croyde Beach, west facing rocky platforms north of sandy bay. Midshore area, rock rocks with frequent pools, shallow and deep. Sunny & cloudy, strong breeze site 2
In rockpools 2% coverage (5m x 5m area) David Butt (Brauton School)
R 2004-08-10 Constantine Beach
Rocky shore beside Constantine Beach observed in mid shore zone.
Mid/upper Peter Jones
P 2005-03-02 Lynmouth foreshore
Lynmouth foreshore west
Many seen in a rock pool Harwell School
P 2005-03-10
Sillery Sands foreshore between Point Perilous and the bottom of the decent path 9-10/3/05.
A few seen in between rocks Horspath Primary
O 2005-03-26
Black Rocks, near Southerndown, South Wales
Occasionally seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
P 2005-04-09
Langerstone Point
A few seen on the low tide mark Katherine Hill
P 2005-03-12 Firestone Bay
Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound
Seen on rocks on lower shore Seashore Safari
P 2005-06-25
Portwrinkle, Whitsand Bay
Seen in rockpools Judith Oakley
P 2005-05-24 Mothecombe Beach
Mothecombe Beach near Erme Estuary, South Devon
Seen by group 10,years 4-6, Alice, Keira, Rachel, Olivia and Holly Gask Holbeton School
C 2005-07-12 West Angle Bay
West Angle Bay, Pembrokeshire
common rockpools Judith Oakley
lots 2005-10-11
Lynmouth east
on beach and in pools mill lane
abundant 2005-10-26
marina pontoons, Falmouth marina, Falmouth,Cornwall
Over most pontoons Judith Oakley
abundant 2005-09-26 Fowey estuary
Fowey estuary, marina, Cornwall
On pontoons Judith Oakley
a little 2005-11-08
Lynmouth beach, East of rivermouth
On rocks Caroline Farrell
Present 2005-12-01 Lynmouth foreshore
Lynmouth fore shore.
New Marstom
Present 2006-03-01
Intertidal below Hen Cliff, Kimmeridge
Steve Trewhella
0000-00-00 Lee Bay
Lee Bay, North Devon
very common 2006-09-24
baiter beach poole harbour
Whole beach covered Steve Trewhella
abundant 2005-08-19
sugary cove dartmouth castle, low springs, full moon
M-lowershore Sonia Rowley
common 2005-08-16
Kingswear mouth of river dart estuary east side off coastal path
in rock pools and on sand lower shore Sonia Rowley
common 2005-08-14
rocky coast on coastal walk between compass and castle cove dartmouth (westside) increased sun exposure till sundown no fresh H2O inlets.
rockpools Sonia Rowley
2007-07-14
Jennycliff
Jayne Evans
few DD/MM/YYYY
e.g. South coast of Lindisfarne, near the harbour.
John Nicholson
Rare 2008-01-12
Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
Present 2008-06-06
Batten Bay, Mount Batten, Plymouth
Seashore Safari
1 2009-04-24 Aberavon Beach
Near the break water at Aberavon Beach
In a rockpool Adrian Cooke
1 2009-04-24 Aberavon Beach
Near the break water at Aberavon Beach
In rockpool Adrian Cooke
Not a lot 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
In rockpool Adrian Cooke
2 2009-04-24 Aberavon beach
Near the break water at Aberavon beach
On a rock Adrian Cooke
1 per meter 2009-06-01 Cleveleys north
Beach between the vue and rossall school. mid tide
Between mid and low tide Kathryn Turner
Abundant 2009-07-04 Brixham Marina
All species found on the pontoon floats in Brixham Marina
Occured only in patches Holly Latham
NA 2009-08-24 Silloth
Shell beach with mussels.
NA North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Abundant 2009-09-26 Perranporth
Middle Shore - Sheltered Sandy rockpools with an abundance of Ulva lactuca Rockpools were freshly revealed by the tide (less than 2 hours)
Growing on boulders submerged in pool James Park
Common 2009-08-29 Two Tree Island Essex
Mudflats and saltmarsh
Widespread Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-10-27 St Anne's Pier
Area North of the pier.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
NA 2009-08-13 Blackpool Central - South Shore
Sandy beach
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
1 2010-01-22 Morecambe
Morecambe, Polo Tower, Lancashire
Dead North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
n/a 2010-02-12 Thurstaston Beach
Thurstaston Beach, Wirral, Merseyside. Recorded by Wirral Wildlife & Kathryn Turner
Live specimens North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Common 2010-04-17 North Landing, Flamborough
Mainly chalk bedrock with cobbles and boulders- about 1/3 of the side is exposed rock. Live cover is mainly algae with limpits being far less abundant.
Anthony Hurd
Occasional 2010-05-15 Holbeck, Scarborough
Rocky shore with large tidal pools, kelp forest and bare sediment
Anthony Hurd
20 2010-10-08 Little strand, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Sandy beach close to a harbour. some rock pools and rocky areas.
mostly in rock pools Michelle Furlong
05/02/2011 Gyllyngvase Beach
Rocky shore to the left and right hand sides of the beach.
Kristie Wilkinson
fairly abundant 08/04/2011 Redgate Beach, Babbacombe, Torquay, UK
Rocky shore, South East facing beach
Abby McMillan
Common 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
Newton Cove Nigel Sawyer
Lots 02/06/2011 Batten Bay
Rocky shore at Mount Batten
Marlin Beach Rangers
Lots 01/06/2011 Devil's Point
Rocky shore at Devil's Point
Marlin Beach Rangers
Common 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Many patches near water running from the land side Nigel Sawyer
07/04/2012 Gorey
Flat sandy area
2 Kevin McIlwee