Biodiversity & Conservation

Pomatoceros triqueter, Balanus crenatus and bryozoan crusts on mobile circalittoral cobbles and pebbles

CR.ECR.EFa.PomByC


ECR.PomByC

Image Jon Davies - Cobbles with dense Pomatoceros species (ECR.PomByC). Image width ca 50 cm.
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Distribution map

CR.ECR.EFa.PomByC 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 CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.ECR Exposed circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.ECR.EFa Faunal crusts or short turfs (wave-exposed rock)
Biotope CR.ECR.EFa.PomByC Pomatoceros triqueter, Balanus crenatus and bryozoan crusts on mobile circalittoral cobbles and pebbles

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A4.132/B-ECR.EFa.PomByC - Pomatoceros triqueter, Balanus crenatus and bryozoan crusts on mobile circalittoral cobbles and pebbles (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2002. Pomatoceros triqueter, Balanus crenatus and bryozoan crusts on mobile circalittoral cobbles and pebbles. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=177&code=1997>