Tag Archive for 'Guernsey waters'

Fisherman’s black tie reveals new species record for Guernsey waters

May 10th, 2011 by Richard Lord

In February 2011 Dr Waltraud Klepal, an electron microscopist in the Department of Cell Imaging and Ultrastructure Research at the University of Vienna, working in areas of interest to medical and biomedical researchers, sent an email requesting barnacle specimens.  The email found its way to Guernsey and was forwarded to Guernsey commercial crab and lobster […]

A check list of the most likely marine fish species to be found in Guernsey waters

November 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

This is a list of marine fish species that have been or could be found in Guernsey marine waters because of their occurrence in the English Channel. Lamprey                            family petromyzonidae Sea lamprey, Petromyzon marinus (not uncommon, increasing) Six-gill shark                   family hexanchidae Six-gilled shark, Hexanchus griseus (deepwater, […]

First record of a two-banded sea bream, Diplodus vulgaris, in Guernsey waters

January 29th, 2009 by Richard Lord

Commercial fisherman Steve Fallaize caught a two-banded sea bream, Diplodus vulgaris, in a gill net set one mile off L’Ancresse off Guernsey’s north coast. The net was set overnight and the fish was landed on the 29 January 2009.