Biodiversity & Conservation

Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy very fine sand near margins of deep stratified seas

SS.SMu.OMu.AfalPova


COS.AmpPar

Image Matthew Service - Ampharete falcata turf with Nephrops sp. from the southern edge of the north west Irish Sea. Image with ca 2 m.
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Distribution map

SS.SMu.OMu.AfalPova recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)



Recorded distribution in Britain and Ireland

Recorded from Loch Etive and the Irish Sea.

Habitat preferences

Temperature range preferences -

Water clarity preferences - Medium clarity / Medium turbidity

Limiting Nutrients - Not relevant

Other preferences -

Additional information


This review can be cited as follows:

Hill, J.M. 2001. Ampharete falcata turf with Parvicardium ovale on cohesive muddy very fine sand near margins of deep stratified seas. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 23/09/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatpreferences.php?habitatid=75&code=2004>