|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
SS.IMU.EstMu.AphTub recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
EC Habitats Directive
|National importance||Not available|
|Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1)||Estuaries
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.
No additional information.
This review can be cited as follows:
Hiscock, K. 2002. Aphelochaeta marioni and Tubificoides spp. in variable salinity infralittoral mud. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 31/07/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=201&code=1997>