Biodiversity & Conservation

Ascophyllum nodosum ecad mackaii beds on extremely sheltered mid eulittoral mixed substrata

LR.SLR.FX.AscX.mac


SLR.AscX.mac

Image Sue Scott - A dense mat of Ascophyllum nodosum mackaii. Image width ca 40 cm.
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Distribution map

LR.SLR.FX.AscX.mac recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.SLR Sheltered littoral rock (fucoid shores)
Biotope complex LR.SLR.FX Fucoids, barnacles or ephemeral seaweeds (mixed substrata)
Biotope LR.SLR.FX.AscX Ascophyllum nodosum on mid eulittoral mixed substrata

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A1.3/B-SLR.FX Fucoids, barnacles or ephemeral seaweeds on sheltered mixed substrata (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Ascophyllum nodosum ecad mackaii beds on extremely sheltered mid eulittoral mixed substrata. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 20/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=138&code=1997>