Biodiversity & Conservation

Rhodothamniella floridula in upper littoral fringe soft rock caves

LR.FLR.CvOv.AudCla


LR.RhoCv

Image Kathryn Birch - Rhodothamniella floridula in upper littoral fringe soft rock caves.
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Distribution map

LR.FLR.CvOv.AudCla recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP
  • OSPAR

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.FLR Features of littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.FLR.CvOv Littoral caves and overhangs
Biotope LR.FLR.CvOv.AudCla Audouinella purpurea and Cladophora rupestris on upper to mid-shore cave walls

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A1.611/B-LR.Ov.RhoCv - Rhodothamniella floridula in upper littoral fringe soft rock caves (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Riley, K. 2007. Rhodothamniella floridula in upper littoral fringe soft rock caves. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 21/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=39&code=2004>