EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB5 - Infralittoral sand > MB55 - Mediterranean infralittoral sand > MB551 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean fine surface sands

Biocenosis of Mediterranean fine surface sands

Description (English)

These assemblages occur in very shallow water with seabottoms characterised by fine sands, usually with homogenous granulometry and of terrigenous origin.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB551
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

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History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.235 Mediterranean communities of fine sands in very shallow waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.22 Communities of fine sands in very shallow waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.22 Biocenosis of fine sands in very shallow waters same
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