EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A5 - Sublittoral sediment > A5.7 - Features of sublittoral sediments

Features of sublittoral sediments

English name: Features of sublittoral sediments

Description (English)

Features of sublittoral sediments include sublittoral habitats characterised by the presence of gases or liquids bubbling or seeping through sediments (A5.71) and sublittoral sediments which are organically-enriched or permanently or periodically anoxic (A5.72).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A5.7
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A5)
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 A5.7 Features of sublittoral sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.8 Seeps and vents in sublittoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.8 Seeps and vents in sublittoral sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.8 Seeps and vents in sublittoral sediments same
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