Biodiversity & Conservation

Mytilus edulis and piddocks on eulittoral firm clay

LR.MLR.MusF.MytPid


<i>%Mytilus edulis%</i> and piddocks on eulittoral firm clay
Distribution map

LR.MLR.MusF.MytPid 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 LR Littoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex LR.MLR Moderate energy littoral rock
Biotope complex LR.MLR.MusF Mussels and fucoids on moderately exposed shores
Biotope LR.MLR.MusF.MytPid Mytilus edulis and piddocks on eulittoral firm clay

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Nature Information System (EUNIS) habitat classification: A1.253/B-MLR.MF.MytPid Mytilus edulis beds and piddocks on eulittoral firm clay (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Marshall, C.E. 2008. Mytilus edulis and piddocks on eulittoral firm clay. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 20/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=95&code=2004>