Biodiversity & Conservation

Laminaria saccharina, Chorda filum and filamentous red seaweeds on sheltered infralittoral sediment

SS.SMp.KSwSS.LsacCho


IMX.LsacX

Image Anon. - Saccharina latissima, Chorda filum and filamentous red seaweeds on sheltered infralittoral sediment. Image width ca 50 cm in foreground.
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Distribution map

SS.SMp.KSwSS.LsacCho 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 Not available
Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1) Large shallow inlets and bays
Estuaries
Lagoons

Biotope importance

The biotope is not known to be important as a habitat for breeding or seasonal occurrence of other species.

Exploitation

None known.

Additional information icon Additional information

None


This review can be cited as follows:

Hiscock, K. 2001. Laminaria saccharina, Chorda filum and filamentous red seaweeds on sheltered infralittoral sediment. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 29/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=58&code=2004>