Biodiversity & Conservation

Burrowing anemones in sublittoral muddy gravel


Burrowing anemones in sublittoral muddy gravel
Distribution map

SS.SMx.CMx.ClloMx recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)

  • EC_Habitats
  • UK_BAP

Marine natural heritage importance

Listed under EC Habitats Directive
UK Biodiversity Action Plan
National importance Not available
Habitat Directive feature (Annex 1) Large shallow inlets and bays

Biotope importance


The biotope is not likely to be exploited because there are no species of commercial importance.

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This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Burrowing anemones in sublittoral muddy gravel. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 30/11/2015]. Available from: <>