EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB2 - Infralittoral biogenic habitat > MB24 - Black Sea infralittoral biogenic habitat > MB243 - Oyster reefs on Black sea lower infralittoral rock

Oyster reefs on Black sea lower infralittoral rock

Description (English)

Small oyster (Ostrea edulis) reefs occur as oyster clumps (5-10 oysters) on rocky outcrops. The reefs occur along theTurkish Black sea coast in the rocky infralittoral at depths of 10-20m.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB243
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Ostrea edulis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ostrea edulis Flat oyster Invertebrates

Other classifications


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