Salt basin benthic communities

English name: Salt basin benthic communities

Description (English)

Benthic animal, green algal or lower algal communities of permanent athalassic brackish, saline or hypersaline lakes, ponds or pools; benthic communities developed in the wet phase of the cycle of temporary brackish, saline or hypersaline athalassic waterbodies.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.513
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C1.5)

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 23.13 Salt basin benthic communities source
CORINE Land Cover 5.1.2. Water bodies n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types Q Permanent saline/brackish/alkaline lakes overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.513 Salt basin benthic communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.513 Salt basin benthic communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C1.51 Salt basin benthic communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C1.42 Salt basin benthic communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B2.43 Inland salt basin benthic animal, green algal or lower algal communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 23.13 Salt basin benthic communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 23.13 Salt basin benthic communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 23.13   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 23.13   same
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