EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A6 - Deep-sea bed > A6.2 - Deep-sea mixed substrata

Deep-sea mixed substrata

English name: Deep-sea mixed substrata

Description (English)

Deep-sea benthic habitats with substrates predominantly of mixed particle size or gravel. Includes habitats with mobile substrates of biogenic origin but no longer living, and of allochthonous material such as macrophyte debris. Deep-sea habitats with living biogenic substrates are included in A6.6.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A6.2

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
CORINE Land Cover 5.2.3. Sea and ocean n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.2 Deep-sea mixed substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.2 Deep-sea mixed substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.2 Deep-sea combination substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.2 Bathyal zone mixed substrates same
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