Biodiversity & Conservation

Limaria hians beds in tide-swept sublittoral muddy mixed sediment

SS.IMX.FaMx.Lim


IMX.Lim

Image Sue Scott - Gaping file shell nest on mixed muddy substratum, with nest opened and Limaria hians exposed. Image with ca 15 cm.
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SS.IMX.FaMx.Lim recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat SS Sublittoral sediments
Habitat complex SS.IMX
Biotope complex SS.IMX.FaMx Shallow mixed sediment faunal communities
Biotope SS.IMX.FaMx.Lim Limaria hians beds in tide-swept sublittoral muddy mixed sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A4.423/B-IMX.FaMX.Lim - [Limaria hians] beds in tide-swept sublittoral muddy mixed sediment (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2003. Limaria hians beds in tide-swept sublittoral muddy mixed sediment. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 01/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=112&code=1997>