Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna

English name: Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna

Description (English)

This association characterised by the red encrusting alga Lithophyllum strictaeforme (Lithophyllum frondosum) and the green alga Halimeda tuna is present on coralligenous horizontal formations developing within sedimentary beds affected by sea bottom currents.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A4.267
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 Halimeda tuna
Algae Lithophyllum frondosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Halimeda tuna Algae
Lithophyllum frondosum Algae

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 IV.3.1.7. Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna 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 A4.267 Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.6A7 Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.6A7 Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.6A7 Algal bioconcretion with Lithophyllum frondosum and Halimeda tuna same
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