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. No macro- epi- or infauna.
Salinity range: All; Exposure range: All; Depth
range: Below photic zone ‑ more common on elevations.
Aphotic zone areas with less than 90% coverage
of a certain substrate type. No macro- epi- or infauna.
Whole Baltic Sea
2.8 Mixed sediment bottoms
2.8.1 Aphotic zone
A5 Sublittoral sediment
A5.4 : Sublittoral mixed sediments
A5.41 : Sublittoral mixed sediment in low or reduced salinity
A5.412 : Baltic mixed sediment bottoms of the aphotic zone
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