Association with Cystoseira zosteroides

English name: Association with Cystoseira zosteroides

Description (English)

This association is characterised by the high abundance of the brown alga Cystoseira zosteroides. The association can include in its higher levels both sciaphilous and photophilous species such as the brown algae Phyllariopsis brevipes, Arthrocladia villosa, and others.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A4.261
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Algae Arthrocladia villosa
Algae Cystoseira zosteroides
Algae Phyllariopsis brevipes
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arthrocladia villosa Algae
Cystoseira zosteroides Algae
Phyllariopsis brevipes Algae

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 IV.3.1.1. Association with Cystoseira zosteroides source
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 A4.261 Association with Cystoseira zosteroides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.6A1 Association with Cystoseira zosteroides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.6A1 Association with Cystoseira zosteroides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.6A1 Association with Cystoseira zosteroides same
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