Biodiversity & Conservation

Abra alba, Nucula nitida and Corbula gibba in circalittoral muddy sand or slightly mixed sediment

SS.SSa.CMuSa.AalbNuc


<i>%Abra alba%</i>, <i>%Nucula nitida%</i> and <i>%Corbula gibba%</i> in circalittoral muddy sand or slightly mixed sediment
Distribution map

SS.SSa.CMuSa.AalbNuc 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.SSa Sublittoral sands and muddy sands
Biotope complex SS.SSa.CMuSa Circalittoral muddy sand
Biotope SS.SSa.CMuSa.AalbNuc Abra alba and Nucula nitidosa in circalittoral muddy sand or slightly mixed sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.271/B-CMS.AbrNucCor - Abra alba, Nucula nitida and Corbula gibba in circalittoral muddy sand or slightly mixed sediments (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2006. Abra alba, Nucula nitida and Corbula gibba in circalittoral muddy sand or slightly mixed sediment. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 25/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=62&code=2004>