Biodiversity & Conservation

Urticina felina on sand-affected circalittoral rock

CR.MCR.EcCr.UrtScr


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.EcCr.UrtScr recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


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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.MCR Moderate energy circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.EcCr Echinoderms and crustose communities
Biotope CR.MCR.EcCr.UrtScr Urticina felina and sand-tolerant fauna on sand-scoured or covered 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 31/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=290&code=2004>