Biodiversity & Conservation

Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy very fine sand near margins of deep stratified seas

COS.COS.AmpPar


COS.AmpPar

Image Matthew Service - Ampharete falcata turf with Nephrops sp. from the southern edge of the north west Irish Sea. Image with ca 2 m.
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Distribution map

COS.COS.AmpPar recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)



Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat COS Circalittoral offshore sediments
Habitat complex COS.COS Circalittoral offshore sediments
Biotope complex COS.COS.AmpPar Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy very fine sand near margins of deep stratified seas

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European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A4.7 Circalittoral sands and muddy sands.

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy very fine sand near margins of deep stratified seas. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=75&code=1997>