Biodiversity & Conservation

Mytilus edulis and barnacles on very exposed eulittoral rock

LR.ELR.MB.MytB


ELR.MytB

Image Anon. - Close view of Mytilus and dense barnacles covering rock surface. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LR.ELR.MB.MytB 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.MytB Mytilus edulis and barnacles on very exposed eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A1.111/B-ELR.MB.MytB - Mytilus edulis and barnacles on very exposed eulittoral rock (Mussels and barnacles on very exposed eulittoral rock) (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2002. Mytilus edulis and barnacles on very exposed eulittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 26/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=203&code=1997>