|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
SS.SCS.ICS.MoeVen recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
SS.SCS.ICS.MoeVen is not listed under any importance categories.
|Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1)|
The biotope is probably an important source of food for opportunistic predatory fish such as gurnards, dragonets and whiting, and benthic scavengers such as whelks.
This review can be cited as follows:
Durkin, O.C. 2009. Moerella spp. with venerid bivalves in infralittoral gravelly sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 12/12/2013]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=388&code=2004>