Biodiversity & Conservation

Sabellaria alveolata reefs on sand-abraded eulittoral rock

LR.MLR.Sab.Salv


MLR.Salv

Image Rohan Holt - Sabellaria alveolata reefs on sand abraded eulittoral rocks. Image width ca 150 cm.
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LR.MLR.Sab.Salv recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.MLR Moderately exposed littoral rock (barnacle/fucoid shores)
Biotope complex LR.MLR.Sab Littoral Sabellaria (honeycomb worm) reefs
Biotope LR.MLR.Sab.Salv Sabellaria alveolata reefs on sand-abraded eulittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

  • European Union Nature Information System code: A1.2 /B-MLR.Sab.Salv (Davies & Moss, 1998).
  • France (ZNIEFF-MER) classification code: II.5.6 Recifs d'Hermelles a Sabellaria alveolata (Dauvin et al., 1994).

This review can be cited as follows:

Jackson, A. 2005. Sabellaria alveolata reefs on sand-abraded eulittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 21/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=351&code=1997>