Biodiversity & Conservation

Mixed fucoids, Chorda filum and green seaweeds on reduced salinity infralittoral rock

IR.SIR.Lag.FChoG


SIR.FChoG

Image Sue Scott - Fucoids and Chorda filum submerged. Image width ca 40 cm (foreground).
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Distribution map

IR.SIR.Lag.FChoG 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) Reefs
Lagoons

Biotope importance

The biotope may provide feeding and nursery grounds for other animals such as fish.

Exploitation

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This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Mixed fucoids, Chorda filum and green seaweeds on reduced salinity infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=356&code=1997>