EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > A - Marine habitats > A6 - Deep-sea bed > A6.7 - Raised features of the deep-sea bed

Raised features of the deep-sea bed

English name: Raised features of the deep-sea bed

Description (English)

Habitats on the deep-sea bed with significant elevation (typically >200m) in relation to their surroundings. Includes permanently submerged flanks of oceanic islands (A6.71), seamounts, knolls and banks (A6.72), oceanic ridges (A6.73), abyssal hills (A6.74) and carbonate mounds (A6.75).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A6.7

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 19.6 Seamounts and guyots narrower
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 A6.7 Raised features of the deep-sea bed same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A6.1 Permanently submerged flanks of oceanic islands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A6.2 Seamounts, knolls and banks narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A6.3 Oceanic ridges narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A6.2 Seamounts, knolls and banks narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A6.3 Oceanic ridges narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A6.1 Permanently submerged flanks of oceanic islands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A6.4 Seamounts narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A6.3 Tectonic ridges narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 19.6 Seamounts and guyots narrower
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