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Marine Habitat Classification


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   LS.LMu.MEst.NhomMacStr  Nephtys hombergii, Macoma balthica and Streblospio shrubsolii in littoral sandy mud

Soft mud with a fine sand fraction, in variable salinity conditions, typically close to the head of estuaries. The infauna is dominated by the polychaete worm Streblospio shrubsolii, the polychaete Nephtys hombergii, oligochaetes of the genus Tubificoides, and the Baltic tellin Macoma balthica. The ragworm Hediste diversicolor and the spire shell Peringia ulvae are often common or abundant.
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