Biodiversity & Conservation

Ascophyllum nodosum with epiphytic sponges and ascidians on variable salinity infralittoral rock

IR.SIR.Lag.AscSAs


SIR.AscSAs

Image Sue Scott - Ascophyllum nodosum with epiphytes (SIR.AscSAs). Image width ca 30 cm.
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Distribution map

IR.SIR.Lag.AscSAs 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.SIR Sheltered infralittoral rock
Biotope complex IR.SIR.Lag Submerged fucoids, green and red seaweeds (lagoonal rock)
Biotope IR.SIR.Lag.AscSAs Ascophyllum nodosum with epiphytic sponges and ascidians on variable salinity infralittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A3.3/B-SIR.Lag Submerged fucoids, green and red seaweeds on very sheltered infralittoral rock.

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Ascophyllum nodosum with epiphytic sponges and ascidians on variable salinity infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 31/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=328&code=1997>