EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A2 - Littoral sediment > A2.6 - Littoral sediments dominated by aquatic angiosperms > A2.61 - Seagrass beds on littoral sediments > A2.611 - Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows

Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows

English name: Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows

Description (English)

Formations of Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia of the Atlantic, North Sea and Baltic shores of continental Europe and of its continental shelf islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.611
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A2.61)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Zostera angustifolia
Flowering Plants Zostera noltii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Zostera angustifolia Flowering Plants
Zostera noltii Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 11.321 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows source
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.3. Intertidal flats n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.4.1.3 Dwarf Eel-grass type n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.611 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.711 Mainland Atlantic Zostera noltii or Zostera angustifolia meadows same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 A2.221 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 11.321 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 11.321 Mainland Atlantic dwarf eelgrass meadows same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 11.321   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 11.321   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 11.321   same
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