On Saturday the 6th November we held our very first Falmouth Bioblitz Battle Event. Teams competed throughout the day to find the most species within 30 minutes.
Our surveys uncovered hidden creatures across castle beach survey sites, and even recorded some firsts for our three survey sites here.
In total, our Bioblitzers recorded:
Supported by the:
Images of participants provided courtesy of Matt Wall and Nicole Forrester.
Congratulations to Team Bryher, who recorded an impressive grand total of 34 different species in their survey!
Thank you to everyone who joined us for such a brilliant day! We can’t wait to see you at the next one!
The Atlantic bobtail squid (Sepiola atlantica) is truly a hidden gem of the rocky shore. These camouflage wizards are so easy to overlook that they are usually only spotted when accidentally disturbed, spending much of their time buried in the sand with only their eyes peeking out.