Biodiversity & Conservation

Ostrea edulis beds on shallow sublittoral muddy sediment

SS.IMX.Oy.Ost


IMX.Ost

Image Bernard Picton - Ostrea edulis beds on shallow sublittoral muddy sediment. Image width ca 25 cm.
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Distribution map

SS.IMX.Oy.Ost recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats
  • OSPAR

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat SS Sublittoral sediments
Habitat complex SS.IMX
Biotope complex SS.IMX.Oy Oyster beds
Biotope SS.IMX.Oy.Ost Ostrea edulis beds on shallow sublittoral muddy sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Nature Information System (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A4.631/B-IMX.Oy.Ost - Ostrea edulis beds on shallow sublittoral muddy sediment (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Tyler-Walters, H. 2001. Ostrea edulis beds on shallow sublittoral muddy sediment. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 01/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=69&code=1997>