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UK BAP Priority Habitat Descriptions (Sublittoral Sediment) (2008) 2008

Marine UK Biodiversity Habitats UK BAP

Abstract

Available here are the UK BAP priority habitat descriptions for the priority habitats which are associated with the 'Sublittoral Sediment' UK BAP broad habitat type.

The priority habitats within this broad habitat type include:

  • Subtidal Sands and Gravels
  • Horse Mussel Beds
  • Mud Habitats in Deep Water
  • File Shell Beds
  • Maerl Beds
  • Serpulid Reefs
  • Blue Mussel Beds on Sediment
  • Saline Lagoons

These habitat descriptions are extracts from 'UK Biodiversity Action Plan: Priority Habitat Descriptions', first published in 2008 and subsequently revised in 2011, following updates to the descriptions for 'Open Mosaic Habitats on Previously Developed Land' in 2010, and 'Rivers' and 'Wood-Pasture and Parkland' in 2011.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2008··

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These habitat descriptions are extracts from the publication 'UK Biodiversity Action Plan: Priority Habitat Descriptions', first published in 2008, and revised in 2011 following updates to three of the habitat descriptions

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·10·20

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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