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Image Jon Davies - Fucoids and kelps in deep eulittoral rockpools. Image width ca XX m.
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LR.LR.Rkp.FK recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
Temperature range preferences - See additional information
Water clarity preferences - No information found
Limiting Nutrients - No information found
Other preferences - Deep rockpools
This biotope is characterized by macroalgal dominated, deep rockpools. The physical characteristics of the rockpool environment are described under 'Seasonal and longer term change' on the 'Ecology' page. Pyefinch (1943) and Goss-Custard et al. (1979) provide detailed species lists for the rockpools they studied in British and Irish waters.
This review can be cited as follows:
Tyler-Walters, H. 2005. Fucoids and kelps in deep eulittoral rockpools. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 22/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=282&code=1997>