Habitat types key navigation

You can use the 'key navigation' function to identify a specific habitat by answering a set of questions. Starting from first question to next questions you select one of the possible answers. Here are samples of possible answers:
  • No ( 002 ) - Leading to question named '002'
  • Yes [ G ] - Leading to another questions subset of level G
  • No Factsheet icon[ E6 ] - Links directly to factsheet for E6
Additionally the diagram may be used for reference.

Category : (B3 )Rock cliffs, ledges and shores, including the supralittoral
Diagram : Diagram icon

Question b11 :   Spray zone?
   The lichen or spray zone above the high tide mark (or above the mean water level where non-tidal) (path = Yes) is distinguished from rock habitats not regularly affected by spray. Note that rock pools in the supralittoral are classified in A with littoral rock pools.
Yes Factsheet icon [ B3.1 ] No (Question b12 )

Question b12 :   Hard rock?
   Hard rock cliffs and ledges (path = Yes) are distinguished from cliffs of relatively soft, unconsolidated material.
Yes (Question b13 ) No Factsheet icon [ B3.4 ]

Question b13 :   Vegetated?
   Unvegetated coastal hard rock cliffs and ledges (path = No) are separated from rocky habitats with angiosperm vegetation (path = Yes).
Yes Factsheet icon [ B3.3 ] No Factsheet icon [ B3.2 ]

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