Baltic circalittoral mud characterized by sparse Mytilidae

Description (English)

Baltic circalittoral bottoms in the aphotic 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 MC6311
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A5.378 Baltic muddy bottoms of the aphotic zone narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.378 Baltic muddy bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.744 Baltic muddy bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.744 Baltic muddy bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.76 Baltic muddy bottoms of the aphotic zone same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100