Biodiversity & Conservation

Mytilus edulis and Fucus vesiculosus on moderately exposed mid eulittoral rock

LR.MLR.MusF.MytFves


MLR.MytFves

Image David Connor - Mytilus and fucoids. Image width ca 80 cm.
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Distribution map

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


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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.MusF Mussels and fucoids on moderately exposed shores
Biotope LR.MLR.MusF.MytFves Mytilus edulis and Fucus vesiculosus on moderately exposed mid eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A1.251/B-MLR.MF.MytFves - Mytilus edulis and Fucus vesiculosus on moderately exposed mid eulittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2002. Mytilus edulis and Fucus vesiculosus on moderately exposed mid eulittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 25/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=46&code=2004>