Biodiversity & Conservation

Talitrid amphipods in decomposing seaweed on the strand-line

LS.LSa.St.Tal


LGS.Tal

Image Paul Brazier - View along sand and gravel shore backed by seawall (strandline debris). Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LS.LSa.St.Tal recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


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For a list of 2004 characterising species please see the JNCC website.

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LS Littoral sediment
Habitat complex LS.LSa Littoral sand
Biotope complex LS.LSa.St Strandline
Biotope LS.LSa.St.Tal Talitrids on the upper shore and strand-line

Additional information icon Additional information

European Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A2.241/B-LGS.S.Tal - Talitrid amphipods in decomposing seaweed on the strand-line (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2004. Talitrid amphipods in decomposing seaweed on the strand-line. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 20/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=176&code=2004>