RED LIST Biotope Expert Team
Baltic aphotic zone bottoms with less than 90 %
coverage of mixed soft and hard Baltic aphotic bottoms with 10- 90 %
coverage of hard (rock/boulders/stone) and 10-90 % soft substrata (e.g.
muddy/coarse sediment/sand). Macro- epi- or infauna is not present.
Substrate is soft or crystalline rock, boulders or stones
mixed with mobile substrates such as sand or coarse substrate. Depth is
typically from 20 to 100 meters.
Whole Baltic Sea
2.8Mixed 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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