Plankton communities of eutrophic standing waters

English name: Plankton communities of eutrophic standing waters

Description (English)

Free-floating microscopic plant (phytoplankton) and animal (zooplankton) organisms of very muddy, non-pellucid waters of standing eutrophic waters. Phytoplankton is represented mainly by algae of the groups Bacillariophyta and Chlorophyta, rarely also by Euglenophyta, Pyrrophyta, zooplankton by Chrysophyta; Cladocera, Copepoda and Rotatoria.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.35

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 5.1.2. Water bodies n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


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