Biodiversity & Conservation

Barren coarse sand shores


Barren coarse sand shores
Distribution map

LS.LGS.S.BarSnd 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 LS Littoral sediments
Habitat complex LS.LGS Littoral gravels and sands
Biotope complex LS.LGS.S Sand shores
Biotope LS.LGS.S.BarSnd Barren coarse sand shores

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A2.242/B-LGS.S.BarSnd - Barren coarse sand shores (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2004. Barren coarse sand shores. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/11/2015]. Available from: <>