Biodiversity & Conservation

Dense Lanice conchilega in tide-swept lower shore sand

LS.LGS.S.Lan


LGS.Lan

Image Anon. - Dense Lanice conchilega in muddy sand. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LS.LGS.S.Lan recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


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Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Recorded from all coasts of England, Scotland and Wales on tide-swept sandy beaches. In Ireland the biotope has been recorded in Rosbin Cove, Roaringwater Bay, Co. Cork, and along the coast in Co. Wexford.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

Water clarity preferences - Not relevant

Limiting Nutrients - Not relevant

Other preferences - Tidal streams

Additional information

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This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2006. Dense Lanice conchilega in tide-swept lower shore sand. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/11/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=195&code=1997>