Schlei incl. Schleimünde und vorgelagerter Flachgründe

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code DE1423394)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since September 2004
  • Country: Germany
  • Administrative region: Schleswig-Holstein (DEF0)
  • Surface area: 87 km2 (8748.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 83%
  • Located in Continental biogeographical region
  • It protects 3 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (3)
Species group Number
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 69.8
1150 Coastal lagoons 328.5
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 5070.8
1170 Reefs 1304.6
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 2.3
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 71.6
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 46.6
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0.2
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 317.6
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.9
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 3.6
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 7.5
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 5.4
4030 European dry heaths 0.8
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.9
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.3
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 2.5
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 8.2
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 8.5
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 1.2
7230 Alkaline fens 1.4
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 11.6
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 83.8
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 2.5
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 25.6

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
September 2004
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
November 2007
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) January 2010
Date of Standard data form update May 2017

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100