Biodiversity & Conservation

Laminaria digitata and piddocks on sublittoral fringe soft rock

IR.MIR.KR.Ldig.Pid


MIR.Ldig.Pid

Image David George - View across shore showing extensive kelp beds on chalk. Image width ca 4 m.
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Distribution map

IR.MIR.KR.Ldig.Pid recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Recorded from a few sites on the south Kent coast and north Wales.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

Limiting Nutrients - Nitrogen (nitrates)

Other preferences -

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2008. Laminaria digitata and piddocks on sublittoral fringe soft rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 28/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=26&code=1997>