EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MF4 - Lower bathyal mixed sediment > MF42 - Atlantic lower bathyal mixed sediment > MF421 - Sparse communities on Atlantic lower bathyal mixed sediment > MF4211 - Ophiomusium lymani and cerianthid anemone assemblage on Atlantic lower bathyal mixed sediment

Ophiomusium lymani and cerianthid anemone assemblage on Atlantic lower bathyal mixed sediment

Description (English)

Brittle star Ophiomusium lymani and associated species on mixed sediments. This may be found overlain on top of another assemblage.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MF4211

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Invertebrates Ophiomusium lymani
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ophiomusium lymani Invertebrates

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A6.2 Deep-sea mixed substrata narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.2 Deep-sea mixed substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.2 Deep-sea mixed substrata same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.2 Deep-sea combination substrates same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.2 Bathyal zone mixed substrates same
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