EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A6 - Deep-sea bed > A6.3 - Deep-sea sand > A6.31 - Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus

Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus

English name: Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus

Description (English)

These communities are characterised by detritic sand substrata and by the abundant presence of the brachiopod Grypheus vitreus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A6.31

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 V.2.1. Biocenosis of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus 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 A6.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.31 Biocenosis of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
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