EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > ME6 - Upper Bathyal mud > ME65 - Mediterranean upper bathyal mud > ME651 - Biocenosis of Mediterranean upper bathyal muds > ME6512 - Mediterranean upper bathyal facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera

Mediterranean upper bathyal facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera

Description (English)

This facies is characterised by sandy muds populated by the echinoderm Brissopsis lyrifera.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code ME6512

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Brissopsis lyrifera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Brissopsis lyrifera Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A6.512 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.512 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.522 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.522 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.512 Facies of fluid muds with Brissopsis lyrifera same
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