EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA5 - Littoral sand > MA52 - Atlantic littoral sand > MA522 - Seagrass beds on Atlantic littoral sand > MA5221 - Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows on Atlantic littoral sand

Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows on Atlantic littoral sand

Description (English)

Formations of Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia of the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic shores of continental Europe and of its continental shelf islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA5221
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

Flowering Plants Zostera angustifolia
Flowering Plants Zostera noltii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Zostera angustifolia Flowering Plants
Zostera noltii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.611 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.611 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A2.221 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.321 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.321 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.321   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.321   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 11.321   same
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