EUNIS habitat classification 2012 amended 2019 > A - Marine habitats > A2 - Littoral sediment > A2.5 - Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbeds > A2.52 - Upper saltmarshes > A2.521 - Atlantic and Baltic brackish saltmarsh communities

Atlantic and Baltic brackish saltmarsh communities

English name: Atlantic and Baltic brackish saltmarsh communities

Description (English)

Communities of saltmarshes of the Atlantic and its connected seas developed in areas of varying salinity and humidity, such as estuaries, in coastal basins with fresh water input and along brackish seashores, such as those of the inner Baltic.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code A2.521
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (A2.5)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.34 Atlantic brackish saltmarsh communities source
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.1. Salt marshes n/a
HELCOM Baltic Sea Marine and Coastal Biotopes 1998 03.07.02.03 Coastal wetlands and meadows: meadows / pastures: upper meadows narrower
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.2.4.1a Carex mackenziei variant n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.2.4.1 Slender Spike Rush-Creeping Bent type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.2.5.3 Lesser Sea Spurrey type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.2.5 Pan vegetation n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.2.5.1 Creeping Bent -Marsh Arrowgrass type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 4.2.4 Lower geolittoral brackish vegetation n/a
National Vegetation Classification (UK) SM23 Spergularia marina-Puccinellia distans salt-marsh community narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.521 Atlantic and Baltic brackish saltmarsh communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.621 Atlantic and Baltic brackish saltmarsh communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.621 Atlantic and Baltic brackish saltmarsh communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.621 Atlantic brackish saltmarsh communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.641 Atlantic brackish saltmarsh communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B3.34 Atlantic brackish saltmarsh communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.34 Atlantic brackish saltmarsh communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.34 Atlantic brackish saltmarsh communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.34   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.34   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.34   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 15.134   same
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