EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A5 - Sublittoral sediment > A5.4 - Sublittoral mixed sediments > A5.47 - Mediterranean communities of shelf-edge detritic bottoms

Mediterranean communities of shelf-edge detritic bottoms

English name: Mediterranean communities of shelf-edge detritic bottoms

Description (English)

These communities are present in detritic bottoms with abundance of dead shells, bryozoans and coral skeletons.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A5.47
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 IV.2.3. Biocenosis of shelf-edge detritic bottom 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 A5.47 Mediterranean communities of shelf-edge detritic bottoms same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.76 Communities of shelf-edge detritic bottom same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.72 Biocenosis of shelf-edge detritic bottom same
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