Biodiversity & Conservation

Aphelochaeta marioni and Tubificoides spp. in variable salinity infralittoral mud

SS.SMu.SMuVS.AphTubi


<i>%Aphelochaeta marioni%</i> and <i>Tubificoides</i> spp. in variable salinity infralittoral mud
Distribution map

SS.SMu.SMuVS.AphTubi 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.AphTubi Aphelochaeta marioni and Tubificoides spp. in variable salinity infralittoral mud

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.322 [Aphelochaeta marioni] and [Tubificoides] spp. in variable salinity infralittoral mud (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hiscock, K. 2002. Aphelochaeta marioni and Tubificoides spp. in variable salinity infralittoral mud. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 25/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=201&code=2004>