EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB5 - Infralittoral sand > MB53 - Baltic infralittoral sand > MB536 - Baltic infralittoral sand characterized by mixed epibenthic macrocommunity

Baltic infralittoral sand characterized by mixed epibenthic macrocommunity

Description (English)

Baltic infralittoral bottoms in the photic zone with at least 90 % coverage of sand. Sand has less than 20 % of mud/silt/clay fraction (<63

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB536
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

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Other classifications

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.21 Sublittoral sand in low or reduced salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.24 Animal communities in variable or reduced salinity shallow clean sands overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.26 Animal communities in variable or reduced salinity muddy sands overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.24 Animal communities in variable or reduced salinity shallow clean sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.26 Animal communities in variable or reduced salinity muddy sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.27 Animal communities in variable or reduced salinity muddy sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.24 Animal communities in variable or reduced salinity shallow clean sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A4.14 Estuarine sublittoral gravels and sands same
MNCR BioMar 97.06 (Britain & Ireland) IGS.EstGS Estuarine sublittoral gravels and sands wider
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