Baltic circalittoral peat bottoms

Description (English)

Baltic circalittoral bottoms in the aphotic zone with at least 90 % coverage of peat bottoms
Physical environment
Salinity range: (7.5-18 psu); exposure range: All; Depth range: Aphotic zone
Characteristic species
No macrophytes
Geographic range
Southern Baltic Sea

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MC234
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

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Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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