Facies with Eunicella singularis

Description (English)

This facies is characterised by the high density of colonies of the gorgonian (sea-fan) Eunicella singularis. Often associated with erect brown algae.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MC151A
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

Invertebrates Eunicella singularis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Eunicella singularis Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A4.26A Facies with Eunicella singularis same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A4.26A Facies with Eunicella singularis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.6AA Facies with Eunicella singularis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.6AA Facies with Eunicella singularis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.6AA Facies with Eunicella singularis same
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