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Marine Intertidal Lichen Zone (Biotic Group)

Component: Biotic

Unique Identifier: 554

Biotic Setting Benthic/Attached Biota
Biotic Class Moss and Lichen Communities
Biotic Subclass Marine Lichens
Biotic Group Marine Intertidal Lichen Zone
Biotic Community Cocotrema Communities
Lecanora Communities
Intertidal Verrucaria Communities


Description
Definition Zones dominated by patches of lichens that are regularly submerged by marine tides. This zone corresponds to the Littoral Zone described by Fletcher.