Biodiversity & Conservation

Sabellaria spinulosa with kelp and red seaweeds on sand-influenced infralittoral rock

IR.MIR.SedK.SabKR


<i>%Sabellaria spinulosa%</i> with kelp and red seaweeds on sand-influenced infralittoral rock
Distribution map

IR.MIR.SedK.SabKR recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat IR Infralittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex IR.MIR Moderately exposed infralittoral rock
Biotope complex IR.MIR.SedK Sand or gravel-affected or disturbed kelp and seaweed communities
Biotope IR.MIR.SedK.SabKR Sabellaria spinulosa with kelp and red seaweeds on sand-influenced infralittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification: A3.2/B-MIR.SedK Sand-tolerant or disturbed kelp and seaweed on moderately exposed infralittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Sabellaria spinulosa with kelp and red seaweeds on sand-influenced infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=144&code=1997>