Tide swept coarse sands with burrowing bivalves - Moerella spp. with venerid bivalves in infralittoral gravelly sand (Priority Marine Feature) (SNH WMS)
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The Priority Marine Feature (PMF) list contains 81 habitats and species considered to be of conservation importance in Scotland's seas. It includes many features which are characteristic of the Scottish marine environment, ranging from flame shell beds in coastal waters, to cold-water coral reefs of the deeper seas, and mobile species such as minke whale and basking shark.
This layer shows the distribution of Moerella spp. with venerid bivalves in infralittoral gravelly sand . It has a very limited distribution with most records from Shetland and a few from Orkney, the west coast of Scotland and Outer Hebrides.