Seagrass beds on littoral sediments

English name: Seagrass beds on littoral sediments

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.61
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
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
Marine Habitat Classification Britain/Ireland 0405 LS.LMp.LSgr Littoral seagrass beds source
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 11.31 Atlantic eelgrass meadows narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 11.32 Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows narrower
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.3. Intertidal flats n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.4.1.3 Dwarf Eel-grass type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.4.1.1 Eel-grass type n/a
Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Habitats (UK) 43 Seagrass beds wider
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SM2 Ruppia maritima salt-marsh community narrower
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SM1 Zostera communities wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.73 Ruppia beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.73 Ruppia beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.73 Ruppia beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral muddy sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A2.22 Eelgrass Zostera beds on littoral muddy sands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.32 Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.31 Atlantic eelgrass meadows narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.32 Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.31 Atlantic eelgrass meadows wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.32   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.31   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.32   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.31   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 11.32   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 11.31   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 11.32   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 11.31   narrower
MNCR BioMar 97.06 (Britain & Ireland) LMS.Zos Littoral Zostera (seagrass) beds narrower
MNCR BioMar 96.7 (Britain & Ireland) LMS.PCer.Znol   narrower
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