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Baltic offshore circalittoral rock and boulders characterized by macroscopic ebibentic biotic structures

Description (English)

Baltic offshore aphotic bottoms, below the halocline/pycnocline with at least 90 % coverage of rock, boulders or stones of more than 63 mm in diameter. Coverage of sessile macroscopic epifauna is?10%.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MD131
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) A4.4 Baltic exposed circalittoral rock same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A4.4 Baltic exposed circalittoral rock same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.913 Baltic stony bottoms of the aphotic zone overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.916 Baltic peat bottoms of the sublittoral zone overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.912 Baltic solid bedrock of the aphotic zone overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.914 Baltic hard clay bottoms of the aphotic zone overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.915 Baltic Mytilus edulis beds in the aphotic zone of the Baltic overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A3.911 Baltic soft rock bottoms of the aphotic zone overlap
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.911 Baltic soft rock bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.913 Baltic stony bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.916 Baltic peat bottoms of the sublittoral zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.912 Baltic solid bedrock of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.914 Baltic hard clay bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A3.915 Baltic Mytilus edulis beds in the aphotic zone of the Baltic same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.95 Baltic hard clay bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.96 Baltic Mytilus edulis beds in the aphotic zone of the Baltic same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.92 Baltic soft rock bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.94 Baltic stony bottoms of the aphotic zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.97 Baltic peat bottoms of the sublittoral zone same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A3.93 Baltic solid bedrock of the aphotic zone same
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