Biodiversity & Conservation

Polyides rotundus and/or Furcellaria lumbricalis on reduced salinity infralittoral rock

IR.SIR.Lag.PolFur


SIR.PolFur

Image Anon. - A turf of Polyides rotundus, Furcellaria lumbricalis and filamentous brown algae. Image width ca 1m.
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Distribution map

IR.SIR.Lag.PolFur 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

SIR.PolFur has been recorded from the mainland and islands of the west coast of Scotland, the Shetland Islands and the Orkney Islands. Likely to occur in the sea lochs of Ireland, for example Lough Ine.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

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

Limiting Nutrients - No information found

Other preferences -

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Rayment, W.J. 2001. Polyides rotundus and/or Furcellaria lumbricalis on reduced salinity infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 22/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=316&code=1997>