Biodiversity & Conservation

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

LR.HLR.MusB.Cht


ELR.Bpat

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

LR.HLR.MusB.Cht recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


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

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.HLR High energy littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.HLR.MusB Mussel and/or barnacle communities
Biotope LR.HLR.MusB.Cht Chthamalus spp. on exposed 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 30/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=199&code=2004>