Biodiversity & Conservation

Macoma balthica and Abra alba in infralittoral muddy sand or mud

SS.IMS.FaMS.MacAbr


<i>%Macoma balthica%</i> and <i>%Abra alba%</i> in infralittoral muddy sand or mud
Distribution map

SS.IMS.FaMS.MacAbr 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 SS Sublittoral sediments
Habitat complex SS.IMS
Biotope complex SS.IMS.FaMS Shallow muddy sand faunal communities
Biotope SS.IMS.FaMS.MacAbr Macoma balthica and Abra alba in infralittoral muddy sand or mud

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A4.253/B-IMS.FaMS.MacAbr - Macoma balthica and Abra alba in infralittoral muddy sand or mud (Davies & Moss, 1998). Previous MNCR code: IMS.AbrLag (Connor et al., 1997a).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2007. Macoma balthica and Abra alba in infralittoral muddy sand or mud. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 31/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=173&code=1997>