Biodiversity & Conservation

Sabellaria alveolata reefs on sand-abraded eulittoral rock

LS.LBR.Sab.Salv


MLR.Salv

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


  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

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

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat LS Littoral sediment
Habitat complex LS.LBR Littoral biogenic reefs
Biotope complex LS.LBR.Sab Littoral Sabellaria honeycomb worm reefs
Biotope LS.LBR.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 22/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=351&code=2004>