Biodiversity & Conservation

Dense Lanice conchilega and other polychaetes in tide-swept infralittoral sand

SS.IGS.FaS.Lcon


IGS.Lcon

Image Bernard Picton - Dense Lanice conchilega and other polychaetes in tide-swept infralittoral sand. Image width ca 7 cm
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SS.IGS.FaS.Lcon 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.IGS
Biotope complex SS.IGS.FaS Shallow sand faunal communities
Biotope SS.IGS.FaS.Lcon Dense Lanice conchilega and other polychaetes in tide-swept infralittoral sand

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European Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A4.123/B-IGS.FaS.Lcon - Dense Lanice conchilega and other polychaetes in tide-swept shallow-water sand (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2006. Dense Lanice conchilega and other polychaetes in tide-swept infralittoral sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 24/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=116&code=1997>