Biodiversity & Conservation

Amphiura filiformis and Echinocardium cordatum in circalittoral clean or slightly muddy sand

SS.CMS._.AfilEcor


CMS.AfilEcor

Image Keith Hiscock - Amphiura filiformis arms visible in circalittoral muddy sand. Image width ca 30 cm
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Distribution map

SS.CMS._.AfilEcor 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 SS Sublittoral sediments
Habitat complex SS.CMS Circalittoral muddy sands
Biotope complex SS.CMS._
Biotope SS.CMS._.AfilEcor Amphiura filiformis and Echinocardium cordatum in circalittoral clean or slightly muddy sand

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.71 Animal communities of circalittoral muddy sands (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2004. Amphiura filiformis and Echinocardium cordatum in circalittoral clean or slightly muddy sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 20/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=368&code=1997>