EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB1 - Infralittoral rock > MB15 - Mediterranean infralittoral rock > MB151 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean infralittoral algae > MB151T - Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp.

Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp.

Description (English)

This association is characterised by a mixed cover of the red algae Peyssonnelia rubra and other members of the genus Peyssonnelia spp. and is typical of semi-sciaphilous (shaded) hard bottoms.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB151T
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 Peyssonnelia rubra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Peyssonnelia rubra Algae

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A3.23L Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp. same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.23L Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.25L Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.25L Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp. same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.25L Association with Peyssonnelia rubra and Peyssonnelia spp. same
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