Biodiversity & Conservation

Fabulina fabula and Magelona mirabilis with venerid bivalves in infralittoral compacted fine sand

SS.SSa.IMuSa.FfabMag


<i>%Fabulina fabula%</i> and <i>%Magelona mirabilis%</i> with venerid bivalves in infralittoral compacted fine sand
Distribution map

SS.SSa.IMuSa.FfabMag 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.SSa Sublittoral sands and muddy sands
Biotope complex SS.SSa.IMuSa Infralittoral muddy sand
Biotope SS.SSa.IMuSa.FfabMag Fabulina fabula and Magelona mirabilis with venerid bivalves and amphipods in infralittoral compacted fine muddy sand

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification: A4.212/B-IGS.FaS.FabMag - Fabulina fabula and Magelona mirabilis with venerid bivalves in shallow-water compacted fine sand.

This review can be cited as follows:

Rayment, W.J. 2006. Fabulina fabula and Magelona mirabilis with venerid bivalves in infralittoral compacted fine sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=142&code=2004>