EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A5 - Sublittoral sediment > A5.2 - Sublittoral sand > A5.28 - Mediterranean communities of superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters > A5.285 - Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes

Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes

English name: Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes

Description (English)

These facies are characterised by the gastropod Cyclope neritea and some species of nematodes. The facies are present between 3 - 15 metres depth with high hydrothermal activity.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A5.285
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A5)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Cyclope neritea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cyclope neritea Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 III.2.3.7. Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes 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 A5.285 Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.335 Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.335 Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.345 Facies of hydrothermal oozes with Cyclope neritea and nematodes same
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