Re: [Glaucus] Velella in south Devon
There were also some this weekend at Hell's Mouth, Llyn Peninsula, Wales. They were probably more like 30mm though.
>>> 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.
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
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