Biodiversity & Conservation

Urticina felina on sand-affected circalittoral rock

CR.MCR.ByH.Urt


MCR.Urt

Image Keith Hiscock - Urticina felina and Ciocalypta penicillus on sand-covered circalittoral rock (MCR.Urt.Cio). Image width ca 60 cm.
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CR.MCR.ByH.Urt recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


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Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.MCR Moderately exposed circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.ByH Bryozoan/hydroid turfs (sand-influenced)
Biotope CR.MCR.ByH.Urt Urticina felina on sand-affected circalittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A3.6232 - Urticina felina and Ciocalypta penicillus on sand-covered circalittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hiscock, K. 2002. Urticina felina on sand-affected circalittoral rock. 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=290&code=1997>