EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A6 - Deep-sea bed > A6.1 - Deep-sea rock and artificial hard substrata

Deep-sea rock and artificial hard substrata

English name: Deep-sea rock and artificial hard substrata

Description (English)

Deep-sea benthic habitats with substrates predominantly of bedrock, immobile boulders or artificial hard substrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A6.1
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 11.211 Bathyal benthic communities wider
CORINE Land Cover 5.2.3. Sea and ocean n/a
Barcelona Convention 199812 V.3. (BATHYAL) HARD BEDS AND ROCKS same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.1 Deep-sea rock and artificial hard substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.1 Deep-sea rock and artificial hard substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.1 Deep-sea rock and artificial hard substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.1 Bathyal zone hard substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A5.1 Bathyal zone rock (continental slope floor) same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.211 Bathyal benthic communities wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.211 Bathyal benthic communities wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.211   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.211   wider
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