Biodiversity & Conservation

Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata

CR.MCR.M.ModT


MCR.ModT

Image Anon. - Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata. Image width ca 50 cm.
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Distribution map

CR.MCR.M.ModT recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP
  • OSPAR

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.MCR Moderately exposed circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.M Mussel beds (open coast circalittoral rock/mixed substrata)
Biotope CR.MCR.M.ModT Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata

Additional information icon Additional information

European Nature Information System (EUNIS) (Davies & Moss, 1998): A3.6/B-MCR.M.ModT Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide swept circalittoral mixed substrata.

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2006. Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 31/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=137&code=1997>