EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > ME1 - Upper bathyal rock > ME11 - Arctic upper bathyal rock > ME111 - Sparse communities on Arctic upper bathyal rock > ME1111 - Heliometra glacialis, Actinostolid anemones and tube worm assemblage on Arctic upper bathyal rock

Heliometra glacialis, Actinostolid anemones and tube worm assemblage on Arctic upper bathyal rock

Description (English)

This biotope has been recorded on a cobble and boulder matrix at the base of the Wyville Thomson Ridge in cold Arctic waters. Conspicuous fauna are the Actinostolid anemones, the crinoid Heliometra glacialis, and sabellid tube worms.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code ME1111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Heliometra glacialis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Heliometra glacialis Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A6.11 Deep-sea bedrock narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.11 Deep-sea bedrock same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.11 Deep-sea bedrock same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.11 Deep-sea bedrock same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.11 Communities of bathyal zone bedrock or artificial substrates same
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