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Velella in south Devon

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  • DOUGLAS HERDSON
    Hi     A report from David Dixon of thousands of Velella in a cove in SW Devon. regards, Doug Several thousand By the Wind Sailors - spotted amongst the
    Message 1 of 2 , May 21, 2009
      Hi

          A report from David Dixon of thousands of Velella in a cove in SW Devon.

      regards, Doug


      Several thousand By the Wind Sailors - spotted amongst the rock pools on Wednesday 20th May 2009 at around 1800 on mid tide. All appeared dead with no signs of movement in the body/tentacle
       
      Location - Between Stoke Point and Netton island   SX  555E 459N due south of Newton Ferrers.
       
      Colours - Blue/Black/Clear
       
      Size - two groups - from 4 to 6mm, and 10 up to 15mm
       
      The sail directions - NorthWest to SouthEast
       
      David Dixon

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    • Charles Lindenbaum
      Hi, There were also some this weekend at Hell s Mouth, Llyn Peninsula, Wales. They were probably more like 30mm though. Cheers Charlie ... Hi A report from
      Message 2 of 2 , May 26, 2009
        Hi,
        There were also some this weekend at Hell's Mouth, Llyn Peninsula, Wales. They were probably more like 30mm though.
        Cheers
        Charlie

        >>> DOUGLAS HERDSON <douglas.herdson@...> 21/05/2009 12:02 >>>
        Hi

        A report from David Dixon of thousands of Velella in a cove in SW Devon.

        regards, Doug


        Several thousand By the Wind Sailors - spotted amongst the rock pools on Wednesday 20th May 2009 at around 1800 on mid tide. All appeared dead with no signs of movement in the body/tentacle

        Location - Between Stoke Point and Netton island SX 555E 459N due south of Newton Ferrers.

        Colours - Blue/Black/Clear

        Size - two groups - from 4 to 6mm, and 10 up to 15mm

        The sail directions - NorthWest to SouthEast

        David Dixon

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