Biodiversity & Conservation

Fucus distichus and Fucus spiralis f. nana on extremely exposed upper shore rock

LR.ELR.FR.Fdis


ELR.Fdis

Image Sue Scott - View down shore showing upper shore bedrock with Fucus distichus and green algae. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LR.ELR.FR.Fdis 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.FR
Biotope LR.ELR.FR.Fdis Fucus distichus subsp. anceps and Fucus spiralis f. nana on extremely exposed upper eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A1.1/B-ELR.FR Robust fucoids or red seaweeds on very exposed rock.

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2005. Fucus distichus and Fucus spiralis f. nana on extremely exposed upper shore rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 20/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=234&code=1997>