Biodiversity & Conservation

Nephtys cirrosa and Bathyporeia spp. in infralittoral sand

SS.SSa.IFiSa.NcirBat


IGS.NcirBat

Image Francis Bunker - Sand eel shoal over sandy seabed. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

SS.SSa.IFiSa.NcirBat 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.IFiSa Infralittoral fine sand
Biotope SS.SSa.IFiSa.NcirBat Nephtys cirrosa and Bathyporeia spp. in infralittoral sand

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.211/B-IGS.FaS.NcirBat Nephtys cirrosa and Bathyporeia spp. in shallow water sand (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2006. Nephtys cirrosa and Bathyporeia spp. in infralittoral sand. 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=154&code=2004>