HELCOM RED LIST Biotope Expert Team
Baltic bottoms in the photic zone with at least 90 % coverage of peat bottoms
Salinity range: (7.5-18 psu); exposure range: All; Depth range: from 0 to
Subfossile substrata laid bare by currents or protruding in gullies.
Size of area
Southern Baltic Sea
Dredging, construction, eutrophication, other pollution, coastal defense
2.11 Peat bottoms
2.11.1 Sublittoral peat bottoms
2.11.2 Hydrolittoral peat bottoms
AA.J Baltic photic sand
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This biotope has been listed as Vulnerable (VU) in the HELCOM Red List of Baltic Sea biotopes and habitats.
See the Biotope Information Sheet of AA.G