EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB2 - Infralittoral biogenic habitat > MB25 - Mediterranean infralittoral biogenic habitat > MB252 - Biocenosis of Posidonia oceanica > MB2522 - Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows

Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows

Description (English)

In the Posidonia beds of sheltered bays, the vertical growth of the rhizomes leads to a slow rise of the matte that enables the meadow to reach the surface; this structure is called a

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB2522
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A5.5352 Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.5352 Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.5612 Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.5612 Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.612 Ecomorphosis of "barrier-reef" Posidonia oceanica meadows same
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