EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB5 - Infralittoral sand > MB55 - Mediterranean infralittoral sand > MB553 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters > MB5536 - Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters

Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters

Description (English)

This facies is characterised by the green alga Caulerpa prolifera and is present in the warmest areas.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB5536
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

Algae Caulerpa prolifera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Caulerpa prolifera Algae

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A5.284 Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.284 Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.334 Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.334 Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.344 Association with Caulerpa prolifera on superficial muddy sands in sheltered waters same
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