Biodiversity & Conservation

Chrysophyceae on vertical upper littoral fringe soft rock

LR.FLR.CvOv.ChrHap


LR.Chr

Image Tim Hill - Base of vertical chalk cliff showing green cover of Chrysophyceae. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LR.FLR.CvOv.ChrHap recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • OSPAR

For a list of 2004 characterising species please see the JNCC website.

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.FLR Features of littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.FLR.CvOv Littoral caves and overhangs
Biotope LR.FLR.CvOv.ChrHap Chrysophyceae and Haptophyceae on vertical upper littoral fringe soft rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: B3.1/B-LR.L.Chr Chrysophyceae on vertical upper littoral fringe soft rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2001. Chrysophyceae on vertical upper littoral fringe soft rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 21/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=121&code=2004>