Biodiversity & Conservation

Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri, Tubifex tubifex and Gammarus spp. in low salinity infralittoral muddy sediment

SS.SMu.SMuVS.LhofTtub


<i>%Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri%</i>, <i>%Tubifex tubifex%</i> and <i>Gammarus</i> spp. in low salinity infralittoral muddy sediment
Distribution map

SS.SMu.SMuVS.LhofTtub 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.LhofTtub Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri, Tubifex tubifex and Gammarus spp. in low salinity infralittoral muddy sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.326/B-IMU.EstMu.LimTtub - Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri, Tubifex tubifex and Gammarus spp. in low salinity infralittoral muddy sediment (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2002. Limnodrilus hoffmeisteri, Tubifex tubifex and Gammarus spp. in low salinity infralittoral muddy sediment. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 01/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=35&code=2004>