EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA1 - Littoral rock > MA14 - Black sea littoral rock > MA145 - Black sea exposed lower mediolittoral barren rock

Black sea exposed lower mediolittoral barren rock

Description (English)

Exposed barren rock in the lower mediolittoral rock just below the swash zone and covered by water most of the time. The habitat is scoured by sand and rock resulting in areas lacking both faunal and floral communities.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA145
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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