|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
Image Anon. - Mytilus edulis beds with hydroids and ascidians on tide-swept moderately exposed circalittoral rock. Image width ca 1m in foreground.
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CR.MCR.CMus.CMyt recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
For a list of 2004 characterising species please see the JNCC website.
|Major habitat||CR||Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)|
|Habitat complex||CR.MCR||Moderate energy circalittoral rock|
|Biotope complex||CR.MCR.CMus||Circalittoral mussel beds on rock|
|Biotope||CR.MCR.CMus.CMyt||Mytilus edulis beds with hydroids and ascidians on tide-swept exposed to moderately wave-exposed circalittoral rock|
This review can be cited as follows:
Tyler-Walters, H. 2001. Mytilus edulis beds with hydroids and ascidians on tide-swept moderately exposed circalittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/09/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=208&code=2004>