Tammisaaren ja Hangon saariston ja Pohjanpitäjänlahden merensuojelualue

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Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (42)
Species group Number
Birds 39
Invertebrates 2
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 1100
1150 Coastal lagoons 500
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 1100
1170 Reefs 500
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.02
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 13.74
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 226.13
1620 Boreal Baltic islets and small islands 500
1630 Boreal Baltic coastal meadows 31.63
1640 Boreal Baltic sandy beaches with perennial vegetation 3.04
1650 Boreal Baltic narrow inlets 2100
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.27
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 6.28
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 3.08
2140 Decalcified fixed dunes with Empetrum nigrum 1.93
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 10.9
2190 Humid dune slacks 0.25
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 38.87
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.01
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 5.54
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 4.53
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 0.01
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 92.26
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.1
9010 Western Taïga 500
9020 Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests Quercus, Tilia, Acer, Fraxinus or Ulmus) rich in epiphytes 17.05
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 108.9
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 12.38
91D0 Bog woodland 33.59

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)
August 1998
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
August 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date of Standard data form update May 2002

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
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