Biodiversity & Conservation

Venerid bivalves in circalittoral coarse sand or gravel

SS.SCS.CCS.MedLumVen


CGS.Ven

Image Anon. - Neopentadactyla mixta and venerid bivalves in circalittoral shell gravel or coarse sand. Image width ca XXm.
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Distribution map

SS.SCS.CCS.MedLumVen recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

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.SCS Sublittoral coarse sediment (unstable cobbles and pebbles, gravels and coarse sands)
Biotope complex SS.SCS.CCS Circalittoral coarse sediment
Biotope SS.SCS.CCS.MedLumVen Mediomastus fragilis, Lumbrineris spp. and venerid bivalves in circalittoral coarse sand or gravel

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A4.131/B-CGS.Ven - Venerid bivalves in circalittoral coarse sand and gravel.

This review can be cited as follows:

Rayment, W.J. 2001. Venerid bivalves in circalittoral coarse sand or gravel. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 18/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=63&code=2004>