Association with Cystoseira brachycarpa

Description (English)

The association forms dense meadows of the brown alga Cystoseira brachycarpa in different levels of the infralittoral, in exposed and rough places. It can be found with Cystoseira amentacea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB151F
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

Algae Cystoseira amentacea
Algae Cystoseira brachycarpa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cystoseira amentacea Algae
Cystoseira brachycarpa Algae

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A3.239 Association with Cystoseira brachycarpa same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.239 Association with Cystoseira brachycarpa same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.259 Association with Cystoseira brachycarpa same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.259 Association with Cystoseira brachycarpa same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.259 Association with Cystoseira brachycarpa same
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