EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA5 - Littoral sand > MA52 - Atlantic littoral sand > MA522 - Seagrass beds on Atlantic littoral sand

Seagrass beds on Atlantic littoral sand

Description (English)

Dominants are Zostera spp.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA522
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) A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sediments narrower
European Red List of Habitats NEAA2.61 Seagrass beds on Atlantic littoral sediments narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sediments same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.73 Ruppia beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.73 Ruppia beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.73 Ruppia beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral sediments narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.71 Zostera beds on littoral muddy sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A2.22 Eelgrass Zostera beds on littoral muddy sands narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.31 Atlantic eelgrass meadows narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.32 Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.32 Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.31 Atlantic eelgrass meadows wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.32   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.31   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.31   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.32   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 11.32   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 11.31   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 11.32   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 11.31   narrower
MNCR BioMar 97.06 (Britain & Ireland) LMS.Zos Littoral Zostera (seagrass) beds narrower
MNCR BioMar 96.7 (Britain & Ireland) LMS.PCer.Znol   narrower
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