EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MD6 - Offshore circalittoral mud > MD65 - Mediterranean offshore circalittoral mud > MD651 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean offshore circalittoral coastal terrigenous muds

Biocenosis of Mediterranean offshore circalittoral coastal terrigenous muds

Description (English)

The sediment is always pure mud, more or less clayey, almost always of fluvial origin. Such coarse debris as may be deposited is quickly covered, with the result that no epifauna develops.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MD651

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) A5.39 Mediterranean communities of coastal terrigenous muds same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A5.39 Mediterranean communities of coastal terrigenous muds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A4.34 Mediterranean communities of coastal terrigenous muds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A4.34 Communities of coastal terrigenous muds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A4.37 Biocenosis of coastal terrigenous muds same
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