HELCOM RED LIST Biotope Expert Team
bottoms in the photic zone with more than 10 %, but less than 90 %
coverage of both hard and soft substrata. Perennial algae covers at least
10 % of the seabed and more than other perennial attached erect groups. Out
of the perennial algae, kelp constitutes at least 50 % of the biovolume.
range: >11 psu; Exposure range: moderate to high; Depth range: photic zone
from about 3 meters.
Saccharina latissima, Laminaria digitata
the Sound and Belt Sea
2.8 Mixed sediment bottoms
2.8.2 Sublittoral photic zone
188.8.131.52 Dominated by macrophyte vegetation
A5 Sublittoral sediment
A5.5 Sublittoral macrophyte-dominated sediment
A5.52 Kelp and seaweed communities on sublittoral sediment
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