Biodiversity & Conservation

Crepidula fornicata and Aphelochaeta marioni in variable salinity infralittoral mixed sediment

SS.IMX.EstMx.CreAph


IMX.CreAph

Image Chris Lumb - Crepidula fornicata and Aphelochaeta marioni in variable salinity infralittoral mixed sediment. Image width ca 60 cm.
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Distribution map

SS.IMX.EstMx.CreAph 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.IMX
Biotope complex SS.IMX.EstMx Estuarine sublittoral mixed sediments
Biotope SS.IMX.EstMx.CreAph Crepidula fornicata and Aphelochaeta marioni in variable salinity infralittoral mixed sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) classification: A4.431/B - IMX.EstMx.CreAph - Crepidula fornicata and Aphelochaeta marioni in variable salinity shallow water mixed sediment.

This review can be cited as follows:

Rayment, W.J. 2001. Crepidula fornicata and Aphelochaeta marioni in variable salinity infralittoral mixed sediment. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=52&code=1997>