EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB1 - Infralittoral rock > MB15 - Mediterranean infralittoral rock > MB151 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean infralittoral algae > MB151Z - Association with Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamni on thuyoides

Association with Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamni on thuyoides

Description (English)

This association is characterised by a mixed vegetation of the red algae Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamnion thuyoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB151Z
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 Compsothamnion thuyoides
Algae Pterothamnion crispum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Compsothamnion thuyoides Algae
Pterothamnion crispum Algae

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.33 Mediterranean submerged fucoids, green or red seaweeds on full salinity infralittoral rock same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A3.336 Association with Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamnion thuyoides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.34 Communities of infralittoral algae sheltered from wave action narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.346 Association with Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamnion thuyoides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.346 Association with Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamnion thuyoides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.34 Communities of infralittoral algae sheltered from wave action same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.346 Association with Pterothamnion crispum and Compsothamnion thuyoides same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.34 Biocenosis of infralittoral algae sheltered from wave action same
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