EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MC6 - Circalittoral mud > MC63 - Baltic circalittoral mud > MC63D - Baltic circalittoral soft anthropogenically created substrates

Baltic circalittoral soft anthropogenically created substrates

Description (English)

Baltic circalittoral bottoms in the aphotic zone with at least 90 % coverage of anthropogenic origin, includes underwater constructions, dredged holes and spoil grounds. Soft substrates dominate.
Physical environment
Salinity range: all; exposure range from sheltered to exposed; depth range aphotic zone.
Geographic range
Whole Baltic Sea

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MC63D
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

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