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. No perennial attached erect group has a coverage ≥ 10 %. Stable aggregations of unattached perennial vegetation covers at least 10 %, out of which Fucus spp.(typical form) constitutes at least 50 % of the biovolume.
range: >4.5 psu; Exposure range: sheltered; Depth range: photic zone to
about 5 meters.
Fucus vesiculosus, Fucus radicans
Whole Baltic Sea
2.8 Mixed sediment bottoms
2.8.2 Sublittoral photic zone
220.127.116.11 Dominated by macrophyte vegetation
A5 Sublittoral sediment
A5.5 Sublittoral macrophyte-dominated sediment
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