Welcome to the Beta site. Beta means that you’re looking at the first version of the new Marine Data Exchange.
We’ll be continually testing and improving the site, so please let us know how we’re doing by getting in touch here

West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm, Survey of Morecambe Bay for the Tube-dwelling Polychaete Sabellaria spinulosa

West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm, Survey of Morecambe Bay for the Tube-dwelling Polychaete Sabellaria spinulosa

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Geophysical

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Wind

Collection date:

Aug 2000 - Jul 2001

Development:

West of Duddon Sands

Publication date:

May 2021

Round:

2

Organisation:

West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm, Survey of Morecambe Bay for the Tube-dwelling Polychaete Sabellaria spinulosa

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.