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Wednesday 4 April, 2018, by HTW

The following habitat sensitivity reviews have been updated recently based on peer review and/or new evidence.

LS.LBR.Sab.Salv

A2.711

Sabellaria alveolata reefs on sand-abraded eulittoral rock

LS.LBR.LMus

A2.72

Littoral mussel beds on sediment

CR.HCR.DpSp

A4.12

Deep sponge communities

CR.HCR.XFa.ByErSp.Eun

A4.1311

Eunicella verrucosa and Pentapora foliacea on wave-exposed circalittoral rock

CR.MCR.CSab

A4.22

Circalittoral Sabellaria reefs (on rock)

CR.MCR.CFaVS.CuSpH

A4.251

Cushion sponges and hydroids on turbid tide-swept sheltered circalittoral rock

CR.LCR.BrAs.NeoPro

A4.314

Neocrania anomala and Protanthea simplex on sheltered circalittoral rock

CR.FCR.Cv

A4.71

Circalittoral caves and overhangs

SS.SMu.CFiMu.SpnMeg

A5.361

Seapens and burrowing megafauna in circalittoral fine mud

SS.SMu.CFiMu.SpnMeg.Fun

A5.3611

Seapens, including Funiculina quadrangularis, and burrowing megafauna in undisturbed circalittoral fine mud

SS.SMu.CFiMu.MegMax

A5.362

Burrowing megafauna and Maxmuelleria lankesteri in circalittoral mud

SS.SMx.IMx.Lim

A5.434

Limaria hians beds in tide-swept sublittoral muddy mixed sediment

SS.SMp.Mrl

A5.51

Maerl beds

SS.SMp.Mrl.Pcal

A5.511

Phymatolithon calcareum maerl beds in infralittoral clean gravel or coarse sand

SS.SMp.Mrl.Pcal.Nmix

A5.5112

Phymatolithon calcareum maerl beds with Neopentadactyla mixta and other echinoderms in deeper infralittoral clean gravel or coarse sand

SS.SMp.Mrl.Lgla

A5.512

Lithothamnion glaciale maerl beds in tide-swept variable salinity infralittoral gravel

SS.SBR.PoR.SspiMx

A5.611

Sabellaria spinulosa on stable circalittoral mixed sediment

SS.SBR.SMus.ModT

A5.621

Modiolus modiolus beds with hydroids and red seaweeds on tide-swept circalittoral mixed substrata

SS.SBR.SMus.ModMx

A5.622

Modiolus modiolus beds on open coast circalittoral mixed sediment