Biodiversity & Conservation

Barnacles and fucoids (moderately exposed shores)


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

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

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.MLR Moderate energy littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.MLR.BF Barnacles and fucoids on 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 27/11/2015]. Available from: <>