Biodiversity & Conservation

Hydroids, ephemeral seaweeds and Littorina littorea in shallow eulittoral mixed substrata pools

LR.FLR.Rkp.H


Hydroids, ephemeral seaweeds and <i>%Littorina littorea%</i> in shallow eulittoral mixed substrata pools
Distribution map

LR.FLR.Rkp.H recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)



Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

LR.H has not been recorded in Ireland. In Scotland, it has only been recorded at Devil's Thrashing Floor, Dumfries & Galloway. On the south Devon coast it is found near Brixham. On the west coasts it has been recorded near Port Talbot in Wales and at Duddon Sands and St Bees Head in Cumbria. It has also been recorded on the north coast of Norfolk and near Blackwater Estuary in Essex.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - Data deficient

Water clarity preferences - Data deficient

Limiting Nutrients - Data deficient

Other preferences - Enclosed coasts (inlets, harbours)

Additional information

LR.H is found in moderately exposed to sheltered habitats. It is considered rare (Connor et al., 1997b).


This review can be cited as follows:

Marshall, C.E. 2005. Hydroids, ephemeral seaweeds and Littorina littorea in shallow eulittoral mixed substrata pools. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=54&code=2004>