|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
Image Paul Brazier - Boulder shore backed by low cliffs (SLR.Bllit) Image width ca 1m in foreground.
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LR.HLR.MusB.Sem.LitX recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
Temperature range preferences -
Water clarity preferences - High clarity / Low turbidity
Medium clarity / Medium turbidity
Low clarity / High turbidity
Limiting Nutrients - Not relevant
Other preferences - Unstable substrata
This biotope is found in a range of wave exposure regimes from exposed to extremely sheltered.
This review can be cited as follows:
Hill, J.M. 2002. Barnacles and Littorina littorea on unstable eulittoral mixed substrata. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 26/01/2015]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=340&code=2004>