EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA1 - Littoral rock > MA15 - Mediterranean littoral rock > MA154 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean lower mediolittoral rock > MA154A - Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave)

Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave)

Description (English)

This habitat is characterised by a high variability in ecological conditions. It is sometimes characterised by facies with sessile gastropod vermetids located in the middle level of the sea water. It forms well-developed vermetid platforms in Sicily, Corsica and in the eastern Mediterranean basin.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA154A
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

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
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A1.234 Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave) same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A1.234 Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A1.274 Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A1.274 Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A1.264 Pools and lagoons sometimes associated with Vermetus spp. (infralittoral enclave) same
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