Biodiversity & Conservation

Burrowing anemones in sublittoral muddy gravel


Burrowing anemones in sublittoral muddy gravel
Distribution map

SS.SMx.CMx.ClloMx 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.SMx Sublittoral mixed sediment
Biotope complex SS.SMx.CMx Circalittoral mixed sediment
Biotope SS.SMx.CMx.ClloMx Cerianthus lloydii and other burrowing anemones in circalittoral muddy mixed sediment

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) code: A4.4/B-IMX.FaMx Animal communities in shallow mixed infralittoral sediments (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Burrowing anemones in sublittoral muddy gravel. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 27/11/2015]. Available from: <>