Biodiversity & Conservation

Filamentous green seaweeds on low salinity infralittoral mixed sediment or rock

SS.SMp.KSwSS.FilG


IMX.FiG

Image Anon. - Tufts of green filamentous algae. Image width ca 15 cm.
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Distribution map

SS.SMp.KSwSS.FilG recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

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

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat SS Sublittoral sediment
Habitat complex SS.SMp Sublittoral macrophyte-dominated communities on sediments
Biotope complex SS.SMp.KSwSS Kelp and seaweed communities on sublittoral sediment
Biotope SS.SMp.KSwSS.FilG Filamentous green seaweeds on low salinity infralittoral mixed sediment or rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.414 - Filamentous green seaweeds on low salinity shallow-water mixed sediment or rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hiscock, K. 2002. Filamentous green seaweeds on low salinity infralittoral mixed sediment or rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 24/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=157&code=2004>