Biodiversity & Conservation

Semi-permanent tube-building amphipods and polychaetes in sublittoral mud or muddy sand

SS.IMU.MarMu.TubeAP


Semi-permanent tube-building amphipods and polychaetes in sublittoral mud or muddy sand
Distribution map

SS.IMU.MarMu.TubeAP recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Common in lagoons on Shetland and Orkney. No records on mainland coasts of Britain or Ireland.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

Water clarity preferences - Medium clarity / Medium turbidity

Limiting Nutrients - No information found

Other preferences -

Additional information


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 02/10/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=136&code=1997>