Delta de l'Ebre

Quick facts

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (91)
Species group Number
Birds 75
Fishes 6
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 4
Reptiles 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1130 Estuaries 24.18
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 1608.12
1150 Coastal lagoons 1496.66
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 47.0287
1170 Reefs 0.1
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 127.046
1320 Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) 85.1124
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 237.984
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 631.275
1430 Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) 13.9515
1510 Mediterranean salt steppes (Limonietalia) 110.472
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 84.6646
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 73.3414
2190 Humid dune slacks 8.37
2210 Crucianellion maritimae fixed beach dunes 188.411
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 47.8563
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 5.42348
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 5.49619
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 0.3
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 0
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 1.37
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 311.509
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 2.29047
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 2.22

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) Under Birds directive
  • Date classified as Special Protection Area (SPA)
February 1988
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
September 2006
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2014
Date of Standard data form update December 2014

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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.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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