Biodiversity & Conservation

Venerid bivalves in circalittoral coarse sand or gravel


CGS.Ven

Image Anon. - Neopentadactyla mixta and venerid bivalves in circalittoral shell gravel or coarse sand. Image width ca XXm.
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Distribution map

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

CGS.Ven is patchily distributed around the British coast. The biotope is very extensive in the Irish Sea.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences - No information found

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. 2001. Venerid bivalves in circalittoral coarse sand or gravel. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 19/12/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=63&code=1997>