EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB1 - Infralittoral rock > MB15 - Mediterranean infralittoral rock > MB151 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean infralittoral algae > MB1511 - Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins

Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins

Description (English)

This facies is characterised by a low coverage of algae due to grazing by sea urchins.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB1511
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) A3.131 Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.131 Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.131 Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.131 Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.131 Overgrazing facies with incrustant algaes and sea urchins same
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