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Image Keith Hiscock - Algae attached to rock including Halidrys. Image width ca 60 cm.
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IR.SIR.K.Lsac.Pk recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
Temperature range preferences - No information found
Water clarity preferences - Medium clarity / Medium turbidity
Limiting Nutrients - No information found
Other preferences -
Whilst the biotope has been recorded almost only in Scotland, it is most likely that suitable habitats have not been surveyed in other areas. The main characterizing species are found throughout Britain and Ireland.
This review can be cited as follows:
Hiscock, K. 2001. Laminaria saccharina park on very sheltered lower infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 01/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=357&code=1997>