Biodiversity & Conservation

Mytilus edulis beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock

IR.SIR.EstFa.MytT


<i>%Mytilus edulis%</i> beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock
Distribution map

IR.SIR.EstFa.MytT recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Isolated locations on the west and east coast of Scotland, Outer Hebrides and Shetland. Also found on the north west coast of Wales.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

Water clarity preferences - No information found

Limiting Nutrients - No information found

Other preferences -

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Hiscock, K. 2001. Mytilus edulis beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 21/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=259&code=1997>