EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A6 - Deep-sea bed > A6.3 - Deep-sea sand

Deep-sea sand

English name: Deep-sea sand

Description (English)

Deep-sea benthic habitats with substrates predominantly of sand.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A6.3

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.2. (BATHYAL) SANDS same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.3 Deep-sea sand same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.3 Deep-sea sand same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.3 Deep-sea sand substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.3 Bathyal zone sand same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A5.2 Bathyal zone sand (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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