Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals generally on sandy soils of the West Mediterranean, with Isoetes spp
Dwarf amphibious vegetation of oligotrophic waters with few minerals, mostly on sandy soils of the Mediterranean region and some irradiations in the thermo-Atlantic sector, and belonging to the Isoeto-Nano-Juncetea.
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 3120)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||71 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Salvelinus alpinus||Alpine char||Fishes|
Natura 2000 sites
Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites
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Mentioned in the following international legal instruments and agreements
Relation to habitat classifications
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||C3.42||Mediterraneo-Atlantic amphibious communities||narrower|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||C3.4||Species-poor beds of low-growing water-fringing or amphibious vegetation||overlap|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 200711||C1.1||Permanent oligotrophic lakes, ponds and pools||narrower|