Species composition and biodiversity

For SLR in the UK % Frequency Faithfulness Typical abundance
Semibalanus balanoides

Frequent

Elminius modestus

Occasional

Amphipoda indet.

 

Frequent

Gammaridae indet.

 

Occasional

Patella vulgata

Occasional

Littorina littorea

Frequent

Littorina obtusata

Frequent

Littorina saxatilis

Frequent

Nucella lapillus

Occasional

Mytilus edulis

Occasional

Corallinaceae indet. (crusts)

Occasional

Polysiphonia lanosa

Frequent

Ascophyllum nodosum

Common

Fucus ceranoides

Frequent

Fucus serratus

Frequent

Fucus spiralis

Frequent

Fucus vesiculosus

Common

Pelvetia canaliculata

Common

Enteromorpha sp.

Frequent

Ulva sp.

Occasional

Cladophora rupestris

Occasional

Verrucaria maura

Common

Verrucaria mucosa

Frequent

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