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Defining Annex I biogenic Modiolus modiolus reef habitat under the Habitats Directive 2015

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Abstract

This report intends to present existing definitions of M. modiolus ‘bed’ and ‘reef’; describe the fundamental ecology and variation in M. modiolus reef and current problems with confident identification of Annex I biogenic M. modiolus reef; summarise workshop presentations; and utilise discussion points to conclude with a definitive guide on how to confidently assign survey records to the Annex I biogenic M. modiolus reef habitat under the EC Habitats Directive.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2015··

Citation
Morris, E. 2015. Defining Annex I biogenic Modiolus modiolus reef habitat under the Habitats Directive, JNCC Report No. 531, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 0963-8091.

Lineage
On 4 & 5 March 2014,JNCC organised an inter-agency workshop on “Defining Modiolus modiolus reef habitat”

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·10·31

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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