Biodiversity & Conservation

Polyides rotundus, Ahnfeltia plicata and Chondrus crispus on sand-covered infralittoral rock

IR.MIR.SedK.PolAhn


<i>%Polyides rotundus%</i>, <i>%Ahnfeltia plicata%</i> and <i>%Chondrus crispus%</i> on sand-covered infralittoral rock
Distribution map

IR.MIR.SedK.PolAhn 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 IR Infralittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex IR.MIR Moderately exposed infralittoral rock
Biotope complex IR.MIR.SedK Sand or gravel-affected or disturbed kelp and seaweed communities
Biotope IR.MIR.SedK.PolAhn Polyides rotundus, Ahnfeltia plicata and Chondrus crispus on sand-covered infralittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A3.237/B-MIR.SedK.PolAhn - Polyides rotundus, Ahnfeltia plicata and Chondrus crispus on sand-covered infralittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Rayment, W.J. 2002. Polyides rotundus, Ahnfeltia plicata and Chondrus crispus on sand-covered infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=222&code=1997>