Biodiversity & Conservation

Musculus discors beds on moderately exposed circalittoral rock

CR.MCR.CMus.Mdis


<i>%Musculus discors% </i>beds on moderately exposed circalittoral rock
Distribution map

CR.MCR.CMus.Mdis 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 CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.MCR Moderate energy circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.CMus Circalittoral mussel beds on rock
Biotope CR.MCR.CMus.Mdis Musculus discors beds on moderately exposed circalittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A3.642/B-MCR.M.Mus - Musculus discors beds on moderately exposed circalittoral rock (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2002. Musculus discors beds on 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 22/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=90&code=2004>