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2006, North Western and North Wales Sea Fisheries Comittee, Walney & West of Duddon Sands offshore windfarm, Survey of Morecambe Bay for the Tube-dwelling Polychaete Sabellaria spinulosarn

2006, North Western and North Wales Sea Fisheries Comittee, Walney & West of Duddon Sands offshore windfarm, Survey of Morecambe Bay for the Tube-dwelling Polychaete Sabellaria spinulosarn

Topic categories:

Epifauna and Fish

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Aug 2000 - Jul 2001

Development:

Walney and West of Duddon Sands

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

2

Organisation:

North Western and North Wales Sea Fisheries Comittee

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

A search for sublittoral colonies of the polychaete Sabellaria spinulosa was carried out in Morecambe Bay.  The surveys used a towed underwater video camera and grab sampling, together with acoustic data gathered using a RoxAnn acoustic seabed discrimination system. No specimens of Sabellaria were found during the survey.