Biodiversity & Conservation

Corallina officinalis and coralline crusts in shallow eulittoral rockpools.

LR.LR.Rkp.Cor


LR.Cor

Image David Connor - Pool in Pelvetia zone Corallina officinalis and coralline crusts (LR.Cor). Image width ca 50 cm.
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Distribution map

LR.LR.Rkp.Cor recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Found on rocky shores on all coasts of Britain and Ireland.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - Data deficient

Water clarity preferences - Very high clarity / Very low turbidity
High clarity / Low turbidity

Limiting Nutrients - Nitrogen (nitrates)
Phosphorus (phosphates)

Other preferences - Rockpools

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This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2002. Corallina officinalis and coralline crusts in shallow eulittoral rockpools.. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 17/09/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=240&code=1997>