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Sistema Prelitoral meridional

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (72)
Species group Number
Birds 46
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 9
Mammals 11
Reptiles 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1520 Iberian gypsum vegetation (Gypsophiletalia) 0.1
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 0.65
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 4.36
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 14.462
3290 Intermittently flowing Mediterranean rivers of the Paspalo-Agrostidion 2.35
4090 Endemic oro-Mediterranean heaths with gorse 411.26
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 1143.35
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 0.1
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1254.14
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 2279.24
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.01
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 8.998
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 1920.69
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 5.39
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 43.697
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 0.1
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 23.082
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0.297
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 593.589
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 2232.56
8310 Caves not open to the public 0.01
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 60.072
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 0.1
9240 Quercus faginea and Quercus canariensis Iberian woods 19.05
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 87.524
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 108.009
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 6408.22
9380 Forests of Ilex aquifolium 2.255
9530 (Sub-) Mediterranean pine forests with endemic black pines 3664.03
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 6575.67
9580 Mediterranean Taxus baccata woods 7.398

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)
March 2005
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) November 2014
Date of Standard data form update June 2021

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Other resources

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