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Image Anon. - Tufts of green filamentous algae. Image width ca 15 cm.
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SS.IMX.KSwMx.FiG recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
EC Habitats Directive
|Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1)||Estuaries
The biotope may be important for transitory visitors such as sea trout and the fish that are present may be a source of food for birds such as heron.
This review can be cited as follows:
Hiscock, K. 2002. Filamentous green seaweeds on low salinity infralittoral mixed sediment or rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/08/2015]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=157&code=1997>