EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB6 - Infralittoral mud > MB63 - Baltic infralittoral mud > MB638 - Baltic infralittoral mud characterized by infaunal bivalves

Baltic infralittoral mud characterized by infaunal bivalves

Description (English)

Baltic infralittoral bottoms in the photic zone with at least 90 % coverage of muddy sediment. The sediment must contain at least 20 % of mud, silt or clay (grain size less than 63

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MB638
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 A5.311 Baltic brackish water sublittoral muddy biocenoses influenced by varying salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.328 Baltic brackish water sublittoral muddy biocenoses influenced by varying salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.328 Baltic brackish water sublittoral muddy biocenoses influenced by varying salinity same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.35 Baltic brackish water sublittoral muddy biocenoses influenced by varying salinity same
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