Biodiversity & Conservation

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

SS.SCS.CCS.PomB


ECR.PomByC

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

SS.SCS.CCS.PomB recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

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.SCS Sublittoral coarse sediment (unstable cobbles and pebbles, gravels and coarse sands)
Biotope complex SS.SCS.CCS Circalittoral coarse sediment
Biotope SS.SCS.CCS.PomB Pomatoceros triqueter with barnacles and bryozoan crusts on unstable 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 28/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=177&code=2004>