EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A3 - Infralittoral rock and other hard substrata > A3.2 - Atlantic and Mediterranean moderate energy infralittoral rock > A3.23 - Mediterranean and Pontic communities of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action

Mediterranean and Pontic communities of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action

English name: Mediterranean and Pontic communities of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action

Description (English)

This community is characterised by the presence of many photophilic algae covering hard bottoms in moderately exposed areas.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A3.23
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A3)
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
Barcelona Convention 199812 III.6.1. Biocenosis of infralittoral algae wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.23 Mediterranean communities of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.25 Mediterranean communities of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.25 Communities of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.25 Biocenosis of infralittoral algae moderately exposed to wave action same
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