EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MD3 - Offshore circalittoral coarse sediment > MD33 - Baltic offshore circalittoral coarse sediment > MD331 - Baltic offshore circalittoral coarse habitat characterized by macroscopic epibenthic biotic structures

Baltic offshore circalittoral coarse habitat characterized by macroscopic epibenthic biotic structures

Description (English)

Baltic offshore bottoms in the aphotic zone, below halocline/pycnocline with 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 MD331

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) A5.15 Deep circalittoral coarse sediment narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.14 Deep circalittoral coarse sediment same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.14 Animals communities in deeper coarse sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.73 Animal communities of deep circalittoral shell gravel bottoms narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.71 Animal communities of deep circalittoral gravel bottoms narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.71 Animal communities of deep circalittoral gravel bottoms narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.14 Animals communities in deeper coarse sands narrower
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.73 Animal communities of deep circalittoral shell gravel bottoms narrower
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