Biodiversity & Conservation

Barnacles and Patella spp. on exposed or moderately exposed, or vertical sheltered, eulittoral rock

LR.ELR.MB.BPat.Fvesl


ELR.Bpat

Image Jon Davies - View of vertical bedrock shore. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LR.ELR.MB.BPat.Fvesl 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 LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.ELR Exposed littoral rock (mussel/barnacle shores)
Biotope complex LR.ELR.MB Mytilus (mussels) and barnacles
Biotope LR.ELR.MB.BPat Barnacles and Patella spp. on exposed or moderately exposed, or vertical sheltered, eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A1.1/B-ELR.MB Mussel and barnacle communities on very exposed rock.

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Barnacles and Patella spp. on exposed or moderately exposed, or vertical sheltered, eulittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 21/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=199&code=1997>