Tag Archive for 'Raja brachyura'

Beachcombing discoveries on Bailiwick of Guernsey sea shores

March 4th, 2013 by Melanie Broadhurst

Exploring the strand-lines of the intertidal shore provides an excellent insight into the rich marine life of the islands of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Strand-lines occur at the upper-most part of the sea shore, which marks the very edge of the sea. A variety of marine life debris is left behind from each incoming tide, […]

Guernsey fisherman captures unusual ray north of the island

March 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

While trawling four miles north of Guernsey at 3 pm on 7 March 2011 Pierro Le Cheminant on the Guernsey trawler Amy Blue landed a very pale ray that may be an albino blonde ray, Raja brachyura. Having never seen such a pale ray before Mr. Le Cheminant decided to resuscitate the fish.  Had he […]