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Hemptons Turbot Bank is Special Area of Conservation. Its sandbank is subject to strong tidal currents and periodic disturbance from storm events. The fauna of this community may be transitory in nature as a result of sediment mobility. The distinguishing species of this community include unidentified platyhelminthes, unidentified nematodes, the polychaetes Pisione remota and Polygordius spp., the chaetognath Spadella cephaloptera and unidentified nemerteans.

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