"Loch Carron is home to the world's largest known flame shell bed - containing a quarter of a billion of the fiery orange shellfish - as well as spectacular living maerl
Insights into species diversity of associated crustose coralline algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) with Atlantic European maerl
beds using DNA barcoding.
Brown, "Settling velocity and grain shape of maerl
biogenic gravel," Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol.
Usman Yousaf owns Maerl
Borough while Amir Abdullah has six offshore companies established in PANAMA.
[33.] Grall J, Le Loc'h F, Guyonnet B, Riera P (2006) Community structure and food web based on stable isotopes ([delta]15N and [delta]13C) analysis of a North Eastern Atlantic maerl
Suitable for both beginner and advanced snorkellers, it showcases a variety of marine life including dogfish, barrel jellyfish, anemones, lobster, crab, kelp forests and maerl
, an unusual red coralline algae.
Marine life to spot include dogfish, barrel and moon jellyfish, sea urchins, Maerl
, Ballan wrasse and common sunstar.
Scallop dredging has profound, long-term impacts on maerl
These plans are designed to improve the health of our seas, and will additionally benefit society by protecting kelp and rocky reefs which help reduce coastal erosion by dampening the effects of storms, and recovering the health of maerl
beds which capture and store carbon, as well as providing safe nursery habitats other marine life, including commercially important species.
Le Foil (1993) found that juveniles (carapace length > 50 mm) of Maja brachydactyla (referred as Maja squinado) inhabit sand, mud-sand, gravel, rock, and maerl
seafloors, mainly at 15 m depth; however, the habitat of younger juveniles was not found.
Studies on maerl
species Phymatolithon calcareum (Pallas) nov.
Beneath the waves, dolphins, porpoises, whales, sharks and seals share the same waters as fragile and slow-growing maerl
beds, cold-water corals and horse mussel reefs.