EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A2 - Littoral sediment > A2.6 - Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms

Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms

English name: Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms

Description (English)

Dominants are Eleocharis acicularis, Eleocharis parvula, Zostera spp.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.6
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Eleocharis acicularis
Flowering Plants Eleocharis parvula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Eleocharis acicularis Flowering Plants
Eleocharis parvula Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.3. Intertidal flats n/a
Marine Habitat Classification Britain/Ireland 0405 LS.LMp Littoral macrophyte-dominated sediment overlap
Barcelona Convention 199812 II.1.1.1. Association with halophytes same
Ramsar Wetland Types H Intertidal marshes wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 H12 Intertidal: shingle/cobbles overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 H11 Intertidal: mud/sand overlap
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 33 Mudflats not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.6 Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.7 Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.7 Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.7 Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.7 Littoral sediments dominated by macrophytes same
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