Biodiversity & Conservation

Filamentous green seaweeds on low salinity infralittoral mixed sediment or rock

SS.IMX.KSwMx.FiG


IMX.FiG

Image Anon. - Tufts of green filamentous algae. Image width ca 15 cm.
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Distribution map

SS.IMX.KSwMx.FiG recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Marine natural heritage importance

Listed under EC Habitats Directive
National importance Scarce
Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1) Estuaries
Lagoons

Biotope importance

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.

Exploitation

None known.

Additional information icon Additional information

None.


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 03/09/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=157&code=1997>