|Basic Information||Biotope classification||Ecology||Habitat preferences and distribution||Species composition||Sensitivity||Importance|
SS.SMu.CFiMu.BlyrAchi recorded () and expected () distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)
Temperature range preferences - Data deficient
Water clarity preferences - No preference
Limiting Nutrients - No information found
Other preferences - High silt/clay sediment fraction.
There is some doubt over records from the south coast. Holme (1961, 1966) inferred localized, usually inshore, occurrence of this community but with very few locations identified.
This review can be cited as follows:
Budd, G.C. 2004. Brissopsis lyrifera and Amphiura chiajei in circalittoral mud. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 24/05/2013]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=139&code=2004>