Biodiversity & Conservation

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

SS.SMu.OMu.AfalPova


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

SS.SMu.OMu.AfalPova recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)



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.SMu Sublittoral cohesive mud and sandy mud communities
Biotope complex SS.SMu.OMu Offshore circalittoral mud
Biotope SS.SMu.OMu.AfalPova Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy sediment near margins of deep stratified seas

Additional information icon Additional information

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 22/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=75&code=2004>