Facies with Mytilus galloprovincialis

Description (English)

This facies characterised by the dominance of the mollusc bivalve Mytilus galloprovincialis is typical of areas with high levels of organic input.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB1514
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

Invertebrates Mytilus galloprovincialis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Mytilus galloprovincialis Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A3.134 Mediterranean and Pontic facies with Mytilus galloprovincialis same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.134 Facies with Mytilus galloprovincialis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.134 Facies with Mytilus galloprovincialis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.134 Facies with Mytilus galloprovincialis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.134 Facies with Mytilus galloprovincialis same
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