Sunday, 11 March 2012

Sea Slugs - Onchidoris bilamellata - First records for Fair Isle

Sea Slugs - Onchidoris bilamellata
 First record for Fair Isle!
not rare in Britain just never found or noted here before.
I found about 10 of them.

sweet peerie little things aren't they!

Sea Slugs with nicely striped Dog Whelks found in the North Haven during very low tide.
March 9th, 2012
 I took them to Nick Riddiford for identification. Thanks Nick!
I like tide-pooling!


  1. these photos are amazing- like national geographic!
    Amy in MN

  2. Douglas Durning11 March 2012 at 17:22

    Amazing! Really stunning, Henry. I am so excited that you have such a passionate interest in the rich biodiversity of your special area! I am equally excited that you have taken the time to SHARE all your findings with everyone on your blog! Such wonderful pictures, and details about each creature. Ok, so you would not remember me but I know your Dad and Mom from when you all lived in Saratoga. You, your mom, my daugher Alice and I even spent a couple of hours sledding at High Rock park one wintery day. I think you were a first timer!! Anyway, I have just become 'friends' with your dad on FaceBook and so discover your blog today for the first time, HOW COOL! Keep exploring, if I lived there I would spend all my free time doing just what you are doing. There may me no better way to spend ones free time, just my opinion! Faire Isle is very 'fair' indeed. I look forward to more. Douglas Durning