Species composition and biodiversity

Characterising species

For CSab in the UK % Frequency Faithfulness Typical abundance
Scypha ciliata Rare
Halichondria panicea Frequent
Tubularia indivisa Occasional
Alcyonium digitatum Frequent
Urticina felina Occasional
Sabellaria spinulosa Super abundant
Pomatoceros triqueter Frequent
Balanus balanus Occasional
Cancer pagurus Occasional
Gibbula cineraria Occasional
Pododesmus patelliformis Frequent
Securiflustra securifrons Frequent
Crossaster papposus Rare
Henricia sp. Occasional
Asterias rubens Occasional
Ophiothrix fragilis Occasional
Ophiopholis aculeata Occasional
Echinus esculentus Occasional
Corallinaceae indet. (crusts) Occasional
For SspiMx in the UK % Frequency Faithfulness Typical abundance
Tubulanus sp. Common
Polynoidae indet. Frequent
Pholoe sp. Common
Phyllodocidae sp. Abundant
Eteone sp. Frequent
Glycera sp. Common
Glycinde nordmanni Common
Syllis sp. Frequent
Exogone naidina Frequent
Exogone verugera Frequent
Nephtys sp. Common
Lumbrineris gracilis Common
Prionospio sp. Common
Spiophanes bombyx Frequent
Cirratulidae indet. Common
Mediomastus fragilis Frequent
Scalibregma inflatum Common
Sabellaria spinulosa Common
Ampharetidae indet. Common
Ampelisca sp. Present/Not known
Abra alba Common
Sphenia binghami Common
Ophiura sp. Abundant

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