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Baltic moderately exposed infralittoral rock

Description of Baltic moderately exposed infralittoral rock

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creatorIdentity remo
creationTime 2017-08-16T16:38:13.347
Last Maintainer Identity remo
modificationTime 2016-03-16T18:42:49
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Rock habitats in the Baltic infralittoral zone which are moderately exposed to wave action, currents or ice scouring. The exposure status is that impacting on the area concerned at the relevant scale. Thus there may be enclaves of different exposure status caused by localised variation in relief (e.g. steeper rock in sheltered areas). Note that it has been proposed that ‘exposed’ has an effective fetch of 5 – 25 km: this requires verification across the Baltic.