Biodiversity & Conservation

Burrowing amphipods and Eurydice pulchra in well-drained clean sand shores

LS.LSa.MoSa.AmSco.Eur


LGS.AEur

Image Paul Brazier - View along sandy shore with lighthouse in background. Image width ca XX cm.
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Distribution map

LS.LSa.MoSa.AmSco.Eur 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

A common biotope that occurs on all coasts of Britain and Ireland, where the hydrodynamic regime and underlying topography and geology allow accumulation of sandy substrata. Largely absent in the south-east of England.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - Field unresearched

Water clarity preferences - No information found

Limiting Nutrients - No information found

Other preferences - No text

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This review can be cited as follows:

Budd, G.C. 2004. Burrowing amphipods and Eurydice pulchra in well-drained clean sand shores. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 24/04/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=344&code=2004>