EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MC1 - Circalittoral rock > MC15 - Mediterranean circalittoral rock > MC151 - Coralligenous biocenosis > MC151D - Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli

Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli

Description (English)

This association populates hard poorly-lit substrata, in a sheltered environment, at about 25-45 metres depth. The association was described in 1975 by Augier and Boudouresque and contains as other characteristic plant species Blastophysa rhizopus, Ceramium bertholdii, Polysiphonia subulifera, Rodriguezella pinnata, Spermothamnion johannis and Sphacelaria plumula.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MC151D
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 Blastophysa rhizopus
Algae Ceramium bertholdii
Algae Polysiphonia subulifera
Algae Rodriguezella pinnata
Algae Spermothamnion johannis
Algae Sphacelaria plumula
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Blastophysa rhizopus Algae
Ceramium bertholdii Algae
Polysiphonia subulifera Algae
Rodriguezella pinnata Algae
Spermothamnion johannis Algae
Sphacelaria plumula Algae

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A4.321 Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A4.321 Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.731 Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.731 Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.731 Association with Rodriguezella strafforelli same
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