EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > M - Marine benthic habitats > MF5 - Lower bathyal sand > MF55 - Mediterranean lower bathyal sand > MF551 - Biological assemblages of Mediterranean lower bathyal sand

Biological assemblages of Mediterranean lower bathyal sand

Description (English)

These communities are characterised by detritic sand substrata and by the abundant presence of the brachiopod Gryphus vitreus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MF551

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) A6.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A6.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A5.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A5.31 Communities of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A5.31 Biocenosis of bathyal detritic sands with Grypheus vitreus same
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