Biodiversity & Conservation

Barnacles and fucoids (moderately exposed shores)

LR.MLR.BF


Barnacles and fucoids (moderately exposed shores)
Distribution map

LR.MLR.BF recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Characterizing species

Species % Frequency Faithfulness Abundance
Lomentaria articulata 21-40 % 0 1  O
Membranoptera alata 1-20 % 0 1  O
Leathesia difformis 1-20 % 0 1  O
Ascophyllum nodosum 1-20 % 0 1  O
Fucus serratus 61-80 % 0  A
Pelvetia canaliculata 1-20 % 0 1  F
Chthamalus montagui 1-20 % 0 1 2  F
Patella vulgata 61-80 % 0  F
Gibbula umbilicalis 1-20 % 0 1  O
Melarhaphe neritoides 1-20 % 0 1  F
Flustrellidra hispida 1-20 % 0 1  O

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.MLR Moderately exposed littoral rock (barnacle/fucoid shores)
Biotope complex LR.MLR.BF Barnacles and fucoids (moderately exposed shores)

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification: A1.2/B-MLR.BF Fucoids, barnacles and limpets on moderately exposed rock.

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2000. Barnacles and fucoids (moderately exposed shores). Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=33&code=1997>