Biodiversity & Conservation

Philine aperta and Virgularia mirabilis in soft stable infralittoral mud

SS.SMu.IFiMu.PhiVir


IMU.PhiVir

Image Rohan Holt - Dense Virgularia and Sagartiogeton. Image with ca XX cm.
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SS.SMu.IFiMu.PhiVir 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 SS Sublittoral sediment
Habitat complex SS.SMu Sublittoral cohesive mud and sandy mud communities
Biotope complex SS.SMu.IFiMu Infralittoral fine mud
Biotope SS.SMu.IFiMu.PhiVir Philine aperta and Virgularia mirabilis in soft stable infralittoral mud

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This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. & Wilson, E. 2005. Philine aperta and Virgularia mirabilis in soft stable infralittoral mud. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=202&code=2004>