Biodiversity & Conservation

Brissopsis lyrifera and Amphiura chiajei in circalittoral mud

SS.SMu.CFiMu.BlyrAchi


<i>%Brissopsis lyrifera%</i> and <i>%Amphiura chiajei%</i> in circalittoral mud
Distribution map

SS.SMu.CFiMu.BlyrAchi 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.SMu Sublittoral cohesive mud and sandy mud communities
Biotope complex SS.SMu.CFiMu Circalittoral fine mud
Biotope SS.SMu.CFiMu.BlyrAchi Brissopsis lyrifera and Amphiura chiajei in circalittoral mud

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.361, Brissopsis lyrifera and Amphiura chiajei in circalittoral mud (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2004. Brissopsis lyrifera and Amphiura chiajei in circalittoral mud. 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=139&code=2004>