EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MB6 - Infralittoral mud > MB63 - Baltic infralittoral mud > MB639 - Baltic infralittoral mud characterized by infaunal polychaetes

Baltic infralittoral mud characterized by infaunal polychaetes

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 MB639
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 A5.31 Sublittoral mud in low or reduced salinity (lagoons) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.32 Variable or reduced salinity sublittoral muds wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.32 Variable or reduced salinity sublittoral muds wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.32 Variable or reduced salinity non-mobile sublittoral muds wider
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A4.32 Estuarine sublittoral muds wider
MNCR BioMar 97.06 (Britain & Ireland) IMU.EstMu Estuarine sublittoral muds wider
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