Biodiversity & Conservation

Foraminiferans and Thyasira sp. in deep circalittoral soft mud

SS.SMu.OMu.ForThy


Foraminiferans and <i>Thyasira</i> sp. in deep circalittoral soft mud
Distribution map

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


  • UK_BAP

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.OMu Offshore circalittoral mud
Biotope SS.SMu.OMu.ForThy Foraminiferans and Thyasira sp. in deep circalittoral fine mud

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification code: A4.742/B-COS.ForThy - Foraminiferans and Thyasira sp. in deep circalittoral soft mud (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Riley, K. 2002. Foraminiferans and Thyasira sp. in deep circalittoral soft mud. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/09/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=215&code=2004>