Biodiversity & Conservation

Serpula vermicularis reefs on very sheltered circalittoral muddy sand

SS.CMS._.Ser


CMS.Ser

Image David Connor - A colony of tube worms forming a small reef, Loch Creran. Image width ca 40 cm.
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Distribution map

SS.CMS._.Ser 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._.Ser Serpula vermicularis reefs on very sheltered circalittoral muddy sand

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A4.7/B-CMS.Ser Tubeworm reefs on very sheltered circalittoral mixed substrata (Serpulid reefs on very sheltered circalittoral mixed substrata) (Davies & Moss, 1998)

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. & Wilding C.M. 2008. Serpula vermicularis reefs on very sheltered circalittoral muddy sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 31/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=41&code=1997>