Biodiversity & Conservation

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

SS.SCS.ICS.SLan


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.SCS.ICS.SLan recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

For a list of 2004 characterising species please see the JNCC website.

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat SS Sublittoral sediment
Habitat complex SS.SCS Sublittoral coarse sediment (unstable cobbles and pebbles, gravels and coarse sands)
Biotope complex SS.SCS.ICS Infralittoral coarse sediment
Biotope SS.SCS.ICS.SLan Dense Lanice conchilega and other polychaetes in tide-swept infralittoral sand and mixed gravelly sand

Additional information icon Additional information

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 31/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=116&code=2004>