Description of biotope or habitat type
Seapens and burrowing megafauna on Atlantic upper bathyal mud
Physical habitat description
|Full (30-35 ppt)
|Atlantic upper bathyal
|200 - 600 m
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- Records used to define the biotope (core records)
- Other records assigned to this biotope, marked as 'certain'
- Other records assigned to this biotope, marked as 'uncertain'
- Predicted extent of the level 3 (for sublittoral rock & deep sea) or 4 (for sublittoral sediment) habitat
Dense aggregations of seapens on fine sediments. The species composition will vary with depth and location. Kophobelemnon has been recorded in Atlantic upper and mid bathyal mud and sand, but associated species are likely to differ with zone and substrate type.
No situation data available.
No temporal variation data available.
Characterising species data not applicable.
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