EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB5 - Infralittoral sand > MB53 - Baltic infralittoral sand > MB537 - Baltic infralittoral sand characterized by infaunal bivalves > MB5376 - Baltic infralittoral sand dominated by multiple infaunal bivalve species: Macoma calcarea, Mya truncata, Astarte spp., Spisula spp.

Baltic infralittoral sand dominated by multiple infaunal bivalve species: Macoma calcarea, Mya truncata, Astarte spp., Spisula spp.

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 MB5376
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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History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.211 Baltic level sandy bottoms of the infralittoral photic zone with little or no macrophyte vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.244 Baltic level sandy bottoms of the infralittoral photic zone with little or no macrophyte vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.244 Baltic level sandy bottoms of the infralittoral photic zone with little or no macrophyte vegetation same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.251 Baltic level sandy bottoms of the infralittoral photic zone with little or no macrophyte vegetation same
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