Biodiversity & Conservation

Barnacles and Littorina littorea on unstable eulittoral mixed substrata

LR.HLR.MusB.Sem.LitX


SLR.Bllit

Image Paul Brazier - Boulder shore backed by low cliffs (SLR.Bllit) Image width ca 1m in foreground.
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Distribution map

LR.HLR.MusB.Sem.LitX recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

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.HLR High energy littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.HLR.MusB Mussel and/or barnacle communities
Biotope LR.HLR.MusB.Sem Semibalanus balanoides on exposed to moderately exposed or vertical sheltered eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A1.321/B-SLR.FX.BLlit - Barnacles and Littorina littorea on unstable eulittoral mixed substrata (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2002. Barnacles and Littorina littorea on unstable eulittoral mixed substrata. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 26/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=340&code=2004>