EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A7 - Pelagic water column > A7.3 - Completely mixed water column with full salinity

Completely mixed water column with full salinity

English name: Completely mixed water column with full salinity

Description (English)

A water column which is completely and actively mixed, not influenced by freshwater, so that the salinity is the same as that in adjacent seawater. This habitat type is usually found in relatively shallow, coastal situations, without river inflow or ice melt.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A7.3
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
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 A7.3 Completely mixed water column with full salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A7.3 Completely mixed water column with full salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A7.3 Completely mixed water column with full salinity same
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