Biodiversity & Conservation

Venerupis senegalensis and Mya truncata in lower shore or infralittoral muddy gravel

SS.SMx.IMx.VsenAsquAps


<i>%Venerupis senegalensis%</i> and <i>%Mya truncata%</i> in lower shore or infralittoral muddy gravel
Distribution map

SS.SMx.IMx.VsenAsquAps 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 SS Sublittoral sediment
Habitat complex SS.SMx Sublittoral mixed sediment
Biotope complex SS.SMx.IMx Infralittoral mixed sediment
Biotope SS.SMx.IMx.VsenAsquAps Venerupis senegalensis, Amphipholis squamata and Apseudes latreilli in infralittoral mixed sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification: A4.421/B - IMX.FaMX.VsenMtru - Venerupis senegalensis and Mya truncata in lower shore or shallow-water muddy gravel (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Rayment, W.J. 2001. Venerupis senegalensis and Mya truncata in lower shore or infralittoral muddy gravel. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 28/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=354&code=2004>