Biodiversity & Conservation

Barnacles and Patella spp. on exposed or moderately exposed, or vertical sheltered, eulittoral rock

LR.ELR.MB.BPat.Fvesl


ELR.Bpat

Image Jon Davies - View of vertical bedrock shore. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LR.ELR.MB.BPat.Fvesl recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


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Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Recorded from most coasts of Britain and Ireland except the south-east coast of Britain where there is an absence of hard substrata.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

Water clarity preferences - High clarity / Low turbidity
Medium clarity / Medium turbidity

Limiting Nutrients - Not relevant

Other preferences -

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Barnacles and Patella spp. on exposed or moderately exposed, or vertical sheltered, eulittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 26/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=199&code=1997>