EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A5 - Sublittoral sediment > A5.3 - Sublittoral mud > A5.39 - Mediterranean communities of coastal terrigenous muds > A5.392 - Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea

Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea

English name: Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea

Description (English)

This facies is characterised by the soft corals Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea on sticky muddy bottoms.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A5.392
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 Pennatula phosphorea
Invertebrates Virgularia mirabilis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pennatula phosphorea Invertebrates
Virgularia mirabilis Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 IV.1.1.2. Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea 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 A5.392 Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.342 Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.342 Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.372 Facies of sticky muds with Virgularia mirabilis and Pennatula phosphorea same
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