EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A7 - Pelagic water column > A7.8 - Unstratified water column with full salinity

Unstratified water column with full salinity

English name: Unstratified water column with full salinity

Description (English)

A water column which is unmixed or only partially mixed because the depth of the water body is greater than the depth of mixing. Salinity is the same as that in adjacent seawater. Unstratified water columns have very weak or no horizontal or vertical gradients.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A7.8
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 A7.8 Unstratified water column with full salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A7.8 Unstratified water column with full salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A7.8 Unstratified water column with full salinity same
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