Biodiversity & Conservation

Piddocks with a sparse associated fauna in upward-facing circalittoral very soft chalk or clay

CR.MCR.SfR.Pid


MCR.Pid

Image Roger Covey - Piddocks with a sparse associated fauna in upward-facing circalittoral very soft chalk or clay. Image width ca 30 cm.
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Distribution map

CR.MCR.SfR.Pid recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.MCR Moderately exposed circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.SfR Soft rock communities
Biotope CR.MCR.SfR.Pid Piddocks with a sparse associated fauna in upward-facing circalittoral very soft chalk or clay

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification:
A3.6/B-MCR.SfR Communities on moderately exposed soft circalittoral rock.

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2008. Piddocks with a sparse associated fauna in upward-facing circalittoral very soft chalk or clay. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=152&code=1997>