Biodiversity & Conservation

Erect sponges, Eunicella verrucosa and Pentapora fascialis on slightly tide-swept moderately exposed circalittoral rock.

CR.MCR.XFa.ErSEun


MCR.ErSEun

Image Rohan Holt - Bedrock with the sea fan Eunicella verrucosa, the soft coral Alcyonium glomeratum and the stalked sponge Raspailia ramosa amongst a hydroid turf. Image width ca 1.0 m.
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Distribution map

CR.MCR.XFa.ErSEun 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 CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.MCR Moderately exposed circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.XFa
Biotope CR.MCR.XFa.ErSEun Erect sponges, Eunicella verrucosa and Pentapora foliacea on slightly tide-swept moderately exposed circalittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A3.6/B-MCR.XFa.ErSEun

This review can be cited as follows:

Jackson, A. & Hiscock, K. 2000. Erect sponges, Eunicella verrucosa and Pentapora fascialis on slightly tide-swept moderately exposed circalittoral rock.. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 19/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=77&code=1997>