Biodiversity & Conservation

Ceramium sp. and piddocks on eulittoral fossilized peat

LR.HLR.FR.RPid


MLR.Rpid

Image Rohan Holt - Piddock bored rock with red algae. Image width ca 1 m (foreground).
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Distribution map

LR.HLR.FR.RPid recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Few records of the biotope exist; its description is derived from sites in north Norfolk (Tichwell Marsh, Brancaster) and Cardigan Bay (Borth, north of Aberystwyth).

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - No information found

Limiting Nutrients - Field unresearched

Other preferences - Fossilized peat.

Additional information

Further records of this biotope are required.


This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2008. Ceramium sp. and piddocks on eulittoral fossilized peat. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 16/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=369&code=2004>