HELCOM RED LIST Biotope Expert Team
Baltic bottoms in the photic zone with more than 10 %, but less than 90 % coverage of both hard and soft substrata. Coverage of submerged rooted plants which also includes plants with rhizoids (i.e. Charales) cover at least 10 % of the seabed, and more than other perennial attached erect groups.
Salinity range: low to moderate; Exposure range: all; Depth range: photic zone.
Stuckenia pectinata, Potamogeton perfoliatus, Zannichellia spp., Chara aspera
Whole Baltic Sea
2.8 Mixed sediment bottoms
2.8.2 Sublittoral photic zone
18.104.22.168Dominated by macrophyte vegetation
A5 Sublittoral sediment
A5.5 Sublittoral macrophyte-dominated sediment
A5.54 Angiosperm communities in reduced salinity