EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MA6 - Littoral mud > MA63 - Baltic hydrolittoral mud > MA632 - Baltic hydrolittoral mud dominated submerged rooted plants > MA6322 - Baltic hydrolittoral mud characterized by Zannichellia spp. and/or Ruppia spp. and /or Zostera noltii

Baltic hydrolittoral mud characterized by Zannichellia spp. and/or Ruppia spp. and /or Zostera noltii

Description (English)

Baltic hydrolittoral bottoms (with level fluctuations due to tide or weather) in the photic zone with at least 90 % coverage of muddy sediment. The sediment must contain at least 20 % of mud, silt or clay (grain size less than 63

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA6322
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) A2.862 Hydrolittoral muddy substrata: dominated by macrophyte vegetation narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.862 Hydrolittoral muddy substrata: dominated by macrophyte vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.542 Hydrolittoral muddy substrates: dominated by macrophyte vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.542 Hydrolittoral muddy substrates: dominated by macrophyte vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.542 Hydrolittoral muddy substrates: dominated by macrophyte vegetation same
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