Biodiversity & Conservation

Foliose red seaweeds on exposed or moderately exposed lower infralittoral rock

IR.EIR.KFaR.FoR


EIR.FoR

Image Rohan Holt - Foliose red seaweeds on exposed or moderately exposed lower infralittoral rock. Image width ca XX m.
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Distribution map

IR.EIR.KFaR.FoR recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat IR Infralittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex IR.EIR Exposed infralittoral rock
Biotope complex IR.EIR.KFaR Kelp with cushion fauna, foliose red seaweeds or coralline crusts (exposed rock)
Biotope IR.EIR.KFaR.FoR Foliose red seaweeds on exposed or moderately exposed lower infralittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat code: A3.117/B-EIR.KFaR.FoR - Foliose red seaweeds on exposed or moderately exposed lower infralittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2002. Foliose red seaweeds on exposed or moderately exposed lower infralittoral 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=65&code=1997>