|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
SS.IMU.MarMu.TubeAP recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
EC Habitats Directive
|National importance||Not available|
|Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1)||Large shallow inlets and bays
No information was found concerning biotope importance for other species. However, it is expected that the polychaetes in particular would be predated by benthic predatory fish, particularly flatfish.
This review can be cited as follows:
Rayment, W.J. 2002. Semi-permanent tube-building amphipods and polychaetes in sublittoral mud or muddy sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 18/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=136&code=1997>