Baltic circalittoral coarse sediment dominated by meiofauna

Description (English)

Baltic circalittoral bottoms in the aphotic zone with at least 90 % coverage of coarse sediment. Coarse sediment has less than 20 % of mud/silt/clay fraction (<63

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MC3361
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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History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.13 Circalittoral coarse sediment same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.13 Circalittoral coarse sediment same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.13 Animal communities of circalittoral mobile cobbles, gravels and sands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.14 Animal communities of circalittoral mobile cobbles, gravels and sands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A4.61 Animal communities of circalittoral gravels and sands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A6.11 Animal communities of circalittoral gravels and sands same
MNCR BioMar 96.7 (Britain & Ireland) CGS.AfilEcor   narrower
MNCR BioMar 96.7 (Britain & Ireland) CGS.NeoBv   narrower
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