Biodiversity & Conservation

Beds of dead maerl

Dead maerl beds


Beds of dead maerl
Distribution map

Dead maerl beds 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 Dead maerl beds Dead maerl beds

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2013. Beds of dead maerl. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 24/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=999&code=2004>