Mellum West - Survey 100m 17 Sep 2018

Beach: 
Mellum West
Date of survey: 
17 September 2018
Additional information
Was litter collected during this survey? 
Yes
Did you divert from the predetermined 100 metres? 
No
Did you find any stranded or dead animals? 
Yes
If so how many? 
3
Please describe the animal or note the species name if known: 
Common Seal, Lesser-black-backed Gull 1st CY, Eiderduck female
Was the animal alive or dead? 
Dead
Is the animal entangled in litter? 
No
Were there any circumstances that influenced the survey? 
no
Were there any events that lead to unusual types and/or amounts of litter? 
no
Plastic/Polystyrene
4/6 pack yokes: 
1
Bags (e.g. shopping): 
6
Small plastic bags e.g. freezer bags: 
17
Plastic bag ends: 
0
Drinks (bottles, containers & drums): 
3
Cleaner (bottles, containers & drums): 
1
Food containers incl. fast food containers: 
6
Cosmetics (bottles & containers e.g. sun lotion, shampoo, shower gel, deodorant): 
1
Engine oil containers & drums < 50cm: 
0
Engine oil containers & drums > 50cm: 
0
Jerry cans (square plastic containers with handles): 
0
Injection gun containers: 
0
Other bottles, containers & drums: 
0
Crates: 
0
Car parts: 
0
Caps/lids: 
15
Cigarette lighters: 
0
Pens: 
1
Combs/hair brushes: 
0
Crisp/sweet packets and lolly sticks: 
6
Toys & party poppers: 
1
Cups: 
0
Cutlery/trays/straws: 
1
Fertiliser/animal feed bags: 
1
Mesh vegetable bags: 
3
Gloves (typical washing up gloves): 
2
Gloves (industrial/professional gloves): 
0
Crab/lobster pots: 
1
Lobster and fish tags: 
0
Octopus pots: 
0
Oyster nets or mussel bags including plastic stoppers: 
4
Oysters trays (round from oyster cultures): 
0
Plastic sheeting from mussel culture (Tahitians): 
1
Rope (diameter more than 1cm): 
4
String & cord (diameter less than 1cm): 
874
Nets & pieces of net < 50cm: 
0
Nets & pieces of net > 50cm: 
1
Tangled nets/cord/rope & string: 
99
Fish boxes: 
0
Fishing line (angling): 
0
Light sticks (tubes with fluid): 
0
Floats/buoys: 
0
Buckets: 
0
Strapping bands: 
7
Industrial packaging, plastic sheeting: 
2
Fibre glass: 
0
Hard hats: 
0
Shotgun cartridges: 
0
Shoes/sandals: 
1
Foam sponge: 
5
Plastic/polystyrene pieces 0 - 2.5cm: 
0
Plastic/polystyrene pieces 2.5cm >< 50cm: 
63
Plastic/polystyrene pieces > 50cm: 
0
Other plastic/polystyrene items (specify below): 
7
Other description: 
softair projectile, sausage skin, brush, packaging
Rubber
Balloons, including plastic valves, ribbons, strings etc. 
7
Boots: 
0
Tyres and belts: 
0
Other rubber pieces (specify below): 
1
Other description: 
rubber band
Cloth
Clothing: 
1
Furnishings: 
0
Sacking: 
0
Shoes (leather): 
0
Other textiles (specify below): 
1
Other description: 
piece of cloth
Paper/Cardboard
Bags: 
0
Cardboard: 
0
Cartons e.g. tetrapak (milk): 
0
Cartons e.g. tetrapak (other): 
6
Cigarette packets: 
0
Cigarette butts: 
0
Cups: 
0
Newspapers & magazines: 
1
Other paper items (specify below): 
0
Wood (machined)
Corks: 
0
Pallets: 
1
Crates: 
0
Crab/lobster pots: 
0
Fish boxes: 
0
Ice lolly sticks/chip forks: 
0
Paint brushes: 
0
Other wood < 50cm (specify below): 
14
Other wood > 50cm (specify below): 
3
Other wood > 50cm description: 
1 wooden drifter rest unidetified
Metal
Aerosol/spray cans: 
0
Bottle caps: 
0
Drink cans: 
0
Disposable BBQs: 
0
Electrical appliances: 
0
Fishing weights: 
0
Foil wrappers: 
1
Food cans: 
0
Industrial scrap: 
80
Oil drums: 
0
Paint tins: 
0
Lobster/crab pots & tops: 
0
Wire, wire mesh, barbed wire: 
0
Other metal pieces < 50cm (specify below): 
0
Other metal pieces > 50cm (specify below): 
0
Glass
Bottles: 
0
Light bulbs/tubes: 
0
Other glass items (specify below): 
2
Other glass items description: 
2 jars,
Pottery/Ceramics
Construction material e.g. tiles, bricks: 
4
Octopus pots: 
0
Other ceramic/pottery items: 
0
Sanitary waste
Condoms: 
1
Cotton bud sticks: 
3
Sanitary towels/panty liners/backing strips: 
0
Tampons and tampon applicators: 
0
Toilet fresheners: 
0
Other sanitary items (specify below): 
3
Other description: 
3 tooth floss
Medical waste
Containers/tubes: 
0
Syringes: 
0
Other medical items (specify below): 
0
Faeces
Bagged dog faeces: 
0
Other pollutants
Paraffin or wax pieces 0-1cm: 
0.03 (estimated number per metre of strandline)
Paraffin or wax pieces 1-10cm: 
0.04 (estimated number per metre of strandline)
Pellets (nurdles): 
No