Biodiversity & Conservation

Flustra foliacea and other hydroid/bryozoan turf species on slightly scoured circalittoral rock or mixed substrata

CR.HCR.XFa.FluCoAs


MCR.Flu

Image David Connor - Flustra foliacea and other hydroid/bryozoan turf species on slightly scoured circalittoral rock or mixed substrata. Image width ca 10 cm.
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Distribution map

CR.HCR.XFa.FluCoAs recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

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

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.HCR High energy circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.HCR.XFa Mixed faunal turf communities
Biotope CR.HCR.XFa.FluCoAs Flustra foliacea and colonial ascidians on tide-swept moderately wave-exposed circalittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A3.622/B-MCR.ByH.Flu - [Flustra foliacea] and other hydroid/bryozoan turf species on slightly scoured circalittoral rock and mixed substrata (Davies & Moss, 1998). This review has been used to represent the sub-biotopes of MCR.Flu and the different sub-biotopes are addressed where-ever possible.

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2002. Flustra foliacea and other hydroid/bryozoan turf species on slightly scoured circalittoral rock or mixed substrata. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 19/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=267&code=2004>