RED LIST Biotope Expert Team
vertical zone in which the amount of light is sufficient for photosynthesis.
range: All; Exposure range: All; Depth range: usually from 0 to at least 15
meters. Varies also naturally with water turbidity.
and higher plants, benthic invertebrates
depth multiplied by 2.5. Due to temporal variation of water turbidity, the
depth should represent a long-term growth season average. The presence of
foliose vegetation can also be used with other indicators.
depth of the photic zone usually correlates with water quality
Whole Baltic Sea
turbidity caused by eutrophication and resuspended sediments
2. Benthic marine biotopes
A Marine habitats
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