Biodiversity & Conservation

Ascophyllum nodosum on very sheltered mid eulittoral rock.

LR.LLR.F.Asc


<i>%Ascophyllum nodosum%</i> on very sheltered mid eulittoral rock.
Distribution map

LR.LLR.F.Asc recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

The SLR.Asc biotope, and the sub-biotopes, SLR.Asc.Asc, SLR.Asc.T and SLR.Asc.VS are recorded from most British and Irish coasts.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - 5 - 20 °C

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

Limiting Nutrients - Nitrogen (nitrates)
Phosphorus (phosphates)

Other preferences -

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Ascophyllum nodosum on very sheltered mid eulittoral rock.. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 17/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=4&code=2004>