EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A6 - Deep-sea bed > A6.5 - Deep-sea mud > A6.51 - Mediterranean communities of bathyal muds > A6.512 - Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera

Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera

English name: Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera

Description (English)

This facies is characterised by sandy muds populated by the echinoderm Brissopsis lyrifera.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A6.512

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Brissopsis lyrifera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Brissopsis lyrifera Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Barcelona Convention 199812 V.1.1.2. Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera 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 A6.512 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.522 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.522 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.512 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
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