HELCOM RED LIST Biotope Expert Team
Baltic bottoms in the photic zone with less than 90% coverage of a certain substrate type. Mixed substrates comprise any proportion of mix of any substrate type of soft/mobile and/or hard/non-mobile substrates. Coverage of macroscopic vegetation or sessile macroscopic epifauna is 0><10%.
Salinity range: all; Exposure range: all; Depth range: the deepest part of the photic zone
Photic zone areas with less than 90% coverage of a certain substrate type. Coverage of macroscopic vegetation or sessile macroscopic epifauna is 0><10%.
Diversity, abundance and biomass of fauna.
Whole Baltic Sea
2.8 Mixed sediment bottoms
2.8.2 Sublittoral photic zone
18.104.22.168 With little or no macrophyte vegetation
A5 Sublittoral sediment
A5.4 : Sublittoral mixed sediments
A5.41 : Sublittoral mixed sediment in low or reduced salinity
A5.411 : Baltic level mixed sediment bottoms of the infralittoral photic zone with little or no macrophyte vegetation
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