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Marine Life (including fish)

County Recorder: Gen Broad

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Species-based card indexes covering published records (mainly from TSNS) are held for most groups of Marine Fauna. The CEFAS Laboratories at Lowestoft have records of fish stocks and some other marine fauna from the North Sea.

Further information on recording and identification can be found on the MarLIN website. Recording in recent years by Seasearch has added greatly to our knowledge of offshore fauna.

Major Publications

The Fishes of Suffolk. D.W. Collings (1932 TSNS 2: 104)

Marine fauna off the coast of East Anglia. J.R. Ellis & S.I. Rogers (1999 TSNS 35: 45)

Other papers from Suffolk Natural History

Marine Fishes of the south-western North Sea. G. Broad & J.R. Ellis (2020) Open
Marine Recorder Report 2019. G. Broad (2019) Open
Strandline shells found on Stour estuary. G. Broad (2019) Open
Marine Recorder’s Report 2016 and 2017. G. Broad (2017) Open
Goose Barnacle Lepas anatifera on lost trawl netting in the southern North Sea. J.R. Ellis (2016) Open
Stranding of the hydroid Nemertesia antennina (L.) (Cnidaria: Hydroidomedusa) on the Suffolk coast. J. Bowdrey (2014) Open
Notes on Marine life. G. Broad (2011) Open
Notes on unusual fish off the Suffolk coast: Atlantic Bonito Sarda sarda and Greater Weever Trachinus draco. J.R. Ellis (2012) Open
Blackfish Centrolophus niger (Centrolophidae) off the Suffolk coast. J.R. Ellis (2010) Open
Bogue (Boops boops) in the southern North Sea. J.R. Ellis & M. Eade (2007) Open
Occurrence of exotic fishes in East Anglian waters: Porcupinefish Diodon histrix and Piranha Pygocentrus sp. J.R. Ellis (2006) Open
The occurrence of Mantis Shrimp Rissoides desmaresti (Crustacea: Stomatopoda) off the Suffolk coast. J.R. Ellis, K. Warr, K. Cooper & I.J. de Boois (2006) Open
Records of the introduced amphipod Grandidierella japonica Stephensen 1938 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea: Aoridae) from the Orwell Estuary, Suffolk. C. Ashelby (2006) Open
An abnormal Thornback Ray Raja clavata with additional pectoral fins. J.R. Ellis (2005) Open
The occurrence of Thresher Shark off the Suffolk coast. J.R. Ellis (2004) Open
Harbour Porpoise found on beach P.G. Lawson (2002) Open
Going Places: Following fish – how we learn about fish migration at sea. J. Metcalfe (1999) Open
The colonisation of Havergate Island, Suffolk by the Starlet Sea Anemone, Nematostella vectensis. W. Welstead & M.E. Shardlow (1999) Open
Suffolk's first Striped Dolphin, Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen) and second Fin Whale, Balaenoptera physalus (Linnaeus). H. Mendel & D.J. Lampard (1991) Open
The Suffolk estuaries. C. Beardall (1991) Open
Seaweed communities on the artificial coastline of south eastern England. 1. Reclaimed saline wetland and estuaries. I Tittley (1985) Open
Population Dynamics of the Cockle Cerastoderma edule in the Stour Estuary. F.N. Sharp (1978) Open
Rare or Unusual Fish, 1968. R.W. Blacker (1969) Open
Royal Fish. Lord Cranbrook (1953) Open
Eliminius modestus. J. Collins (1959) Open
An Investigation of the Mud Fauna of the Stour Estuary. F. Bull, H. Honeyman & S. Knott (1959) Open
On a Marine Aquarium. D.W. Collings (1948) Open
The Actiniaria (Sea-Anemones) of Suffolk. D.W. Collings (1938) Open
Great Squids. M.R. Taylor (1932) Open
Star-fish and Sea-urchins, with List of local species. G. Lombard (1930) Open
Portugese Men-of-war. Cooper, C.G. Doughty, P. Laver & M.R. Taylor (1930) Open

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