Biodiversity & Conservation

Polydora ciliata in variable salinity infralittoral firm mud or clay

SS.SMu.SMuVS.PolCvol


<i>%Polydora ciliata%</i> in variable salinity infralittoral firm mud or clay
Distribution map

SS.SMu.SMuVS.PolCvol recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

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.SMu Sublittoral cohesive mud and sandy mud communities
Biotope complex SS.SMu.SMuVS Sublittoral mud in variable salinity (estuaries)
Biotope SS.SMu.SMuVS.PolCvol Polydora ciliata and Corophium volutator in variable salinity infralittoral firm mud or clay

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A4.321/B-IMU.EstMu.PolVS - Polydora ciliata in variable salinity infralittoral firm mud or clay (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2002. Polydora ciliata in variable salinity infralittoral firm mud or clay. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 26/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=193&code=2004>