Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FI0200090)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since August 1998
  • Country: Finland
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 1522 km2 (152223.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 96%
  • Located in Boreal biogeographical region
  • It protects 7 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 39 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (7)
Species group Number
Ferns 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 3
Mosses & Liverworts 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 3462
1150 Coastal lagoons 203
1170 Reefs 20030
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 1.88
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 200
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 1130.17
1610 Baltic esker islands with sandy, rocky and shingle beach vegetation and sublittoral vegetation 2000
1620 Boreal Baltic islets and small islands 4320
1630 Boreal Baltic coastal meadows 34.46
1640 Boreal Baltic sandy beaches with perennial vegetation 21.77
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.1
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0.1
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 0.1
2140 Decalcified fixed dunes with Empetrum nigrum 1.93
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 0.1
2190 Humid dune slacks 0.1
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 3
4030 European dry heaths 125
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 0.1
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 0.45
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 30
6280 Nordic alvar and precambrian calcareous flatrocks 0.78
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0.05
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1.64
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 1.3
6530 Fennoscandian wooded meadows 16.86
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 1.25
7230 Alkaline fens 2.63
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 0.36
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 500
9010 Western Taïga 500
9020 Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests Quercus, Tilia, Acer, Fraxinus or Ulmus) rich in epiphytes 2.23
9030 Natural forests of primary succession stages of landupheaval coast 100
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 100
9060 Coniferous forests on, or connected to, glaciofluvial eskers 0.01
9070 Fennoscandian wooded pastures 60.73
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 2
91D0 Bog woodland 100

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)
August 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2015
Date of Standard data form update December 2018

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