Biodiversity & Conservation

Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata

SS.SBR.SMus.ModT


MCR.ModT

Image Anon. - Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata. Image width ca 50 cm.
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Distribution map

SS.SBR.SMus.ModT recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP
  • OSPAR

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.SBR Sublittoral biogenic reefs on sediment
Biotope complex SS.SBR.SMus Sublittoral mussel beds (on sublittoral sediment)
Biotope SS.SBR.SMus.ModT Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata

Additional information icon Additional information

European Nature Information System (EUNIS) (Davies & Moss, 1998): A3.6/B-MCR.M.ModT Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide swept circalittoral mixed substrata.

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2006. Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 27/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=137&code=2004>