Biodiversity & Conservation

Sabellaria spinulosa crusts on silty turbid circalittoral rock

CR.MCR.CSab.Sspi.As


MCR.Sspi

Image Anon. - Sabellaria spinulosa crusts on silty turbid circalittoral rock. Image width ca 10 cm.
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Distribution map

CR.MCR.CSab.Sspi.As recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • OSPAR

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

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat CR Circalittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex CR.MCR Moderate energy circalittoral rock
Biotope complex CR.MCR.CSab Circalittoral Sabellaria reefs (on rock)
Biotope CR.MCR.CSab.Sspi Sabellaria spinulosa encrusted circalittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification: A3.6/B-MCR.Csab.Sspi 2003 revision of the MNCR biotopes classification: CR.MCR.CSAB.Sspi (Sabellaria spinulosa encrusted circalittoral rock)

This review can be cited as follows:

Jackson, A. & Hiscock, K. 2006. Sabellaria spinulosa crusts on silty turbid circalittoral rock. 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=348&code=2004>