Recording Marine Life


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Records of Venerupis senegalensis

Number seen/Abundance Date Location Comments Recorded by
C 2000-03-30
Inner Farne; Farne Islands
Common found anchored in stones and shingle on lower shore Owain Gabb
1 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
Shell only Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-08-31 Herne Bay Kent
Below \"soft cliffs\" mainly sandy with some pools and bedrock of sandy clay. Some boulders on the shore often seaweed covered
One pair of shells found Nigel Sawyer
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 shells washed up Nigel Sawyer
1 2009-11-01 Fleetwood North
Sunken car park in Fleetwood, Lancashire.
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
NA 2009-08-13 Blackpool Central - South Shore
Sandy beach
North West Wildlife Trusts Irish sea
Uncommon 2010-04-21 Cow Gap, Beachy Head Sussex
Rock pools and sandstone area. Area of sand and some mud/ sand patches amongst the boulders and other rocks. Jaera sp also seen. Pools near the cliff had the seaweed Dumontia incrassata and shells of Mactra stultorum were also found (neither listed in DB)
Shells washed up Nigel Sawyer
Common 26/12/2011 Eastbourne Pier
The area of shingle and sand around the pier Strandline consisted of absolutely 1000s of oyster shells amonst a few other things. Ensis ensis was also found, at least 6 shell pairs
Shells of various sizes Nigel Sawyer
Uncommon 28/09/2011 Eastbourne
Chalk platform in the east and sandy areas at low tide with soft rock and rock pools.
Washed up around the pier area in particular Nigel Sawyer