|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
Image Matthew Service - Ampharete falcata turf with Nephrops sp. from the southern edge of the north west Irish Sea. Image with ca 2 m.
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COS.COS.AmpPar recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
|Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1)|
Ampharete falcata may be an important food source for other organisms. For example, a related species Ampharete acutifrons is the principal food of flounders in spring and summer.
This review can be cited as follows:
Hill, J.M. 2001. Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy very fine sand near margins of deep stratified seas. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/01/2015]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatimportance.php?habitatid=75&code=1997>