A means of consistently and quantitatively assessing the rarity of marine benthic species in Great Britain is described. Examples are given of species assessed as rare or scarce using the present criteria and their conservation importance is explored. Some of the results of rarity assessment are considered in a regional context. The value and limitations of rarity assessments made using the present technique are examined.
|Place of Publication
|Joint Nature Conservation Committee
|Number of pages
|Published - 1996
|Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nature and Landscape Conservation