EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA3 - Littoral coarse sediment > MA33 - Baltic hydrolittoral coarse sediment > MA332 - Baltic hydrolittoral coarse sediment characterized by submerged vegetation

Baltic hydrolittoral coarse sediment characterized by submerged vegetation

Description (English)

Baltic hydrolittoral bottoms (with level fluctuations due to tide or weather) in the photic zone with at least 90 % coverage of coarse sediment. Coarse sediment has less than 20 % of mud/silt/clay fraction (<63

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA332
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

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.84 Hydrolittoral gravel substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.8 Features of littoral sediment same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.1 Littoral coarse sediment same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.1 Littoral coarse sediment same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.52 Hydrolittoral gravel substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.74 Methane seeps in littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.74 Methane seeps in littoral sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.1 Littoral gravels and coarse sands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.52 Hydrolittoral gravel substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.1 Littoral gravels and coarse sands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.52 Hydrolittoral gravel substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.1 Littoral gravels and coarse sands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A2.1 Littoral shingle, gravel and sand same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 16.1 Sand beaches wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.28 Pebbly shore littoral communities not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 17.1 Unvegetated shingle beaches wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.28 Pebbly shore littoral communities not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 17.1 Unvegetated shingle beaches wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 16.1 Sand beaches wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.28   not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 17.1   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 16.1   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.28   not defined
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 17.1   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 16.1   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 17.1   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 16.1   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 16.1   wider
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 17.1   wider
MNCR BioMar 97.06 (Britain & Ireland) LGS Littoral gravels and sands same
MNCR BioMar 96.7 (Britain & Ireland) LGS   same
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