Biodiversity & Conservation

Himanthalia elongata and red seaweeds on exposed lower eulittoral rock

LR.HLR.FR.Him


ELR.Him

Image Keith Hiscock - Himanthalia elongata and Laminaria digitata on lower shore bedrock. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LR.HLR.FR.Him 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.HLR High energy littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.HLR.FR Robust fucoid and/or red seaweed communities
Biotope LR.HLR.FR.Him Himanthalia elongata and red seaweeds on exposed to moderately exposed lower eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A1.123/B-ELR.FR.Him - Himanthalia elongata and red seaweeds on exposed lower eulittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2002. Himanthalia elongata and red seaweeds on exposed lower eulittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 29/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=360&code=2004>