EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > ME6 - Upper Bathyal mud > ME62 - Atlantic upper bathyal mud > ME623 - Sponge aggregation on Atlantic upper bathyal mud > ME6231 - Pheronema carpenteri field on Atlantic upper bathyal mud

Pheronema carpenteri field on Atlantic upper bathyal mud

Description (English)

This biotope consists of dense aggregations of Pheronema carpenteri sponges on fine sandy mud and mud substrata. It is listed in the 2004 version of EUNIS as

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code ME6231

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Pheronema carpenteri
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pheronema carpenteri Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A6.5 Deep-sea mud narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.5 Deep-sea mud same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.5 Deep-sea muds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.5 Deep-sea muds same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.5 Bathyal zone mud same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A5.3 Bathyal zone mud (continental slope floor) same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.211 Bathyal benthic communities wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.211 Bathyal benthic communities wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.211   wider
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.211   wider
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