MarLIN

information on the biology of species and the ecology of habitats found around the coasts and seas of the British Isles

Resilience

The ability of a receptor to recover from disturbance or stress (Holling, 1973; Tillin et al., 2010).

Resilience (rank) 

Description

Very Low

Negligible or prolonged recovery possible; at least 25 years to recover structure and function

Low

Full recovery within 10-25 years

Medium

Full recovery within 2-10 years

High

Full recovery within 2 years