Baie de Saint-Brieuc - Est

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR5300066)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Bretagne (FR52)
  • Surface area: 144 km2 (14371.51 ha)
  • Marine area: 97%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 13 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (13)
Species group Number
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 2
Mammals 9

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 4587.1
1130 Estuaries 230.26
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 2010.1
1150 Coastal lagoons 0.08
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 3007.7
1170 Reefs 781.92
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.35
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 0.57
1230 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts 28.32
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 4.36
1320 Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) 5.4
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 6.96
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 57.56
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 0.73
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 1.2
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 12.98
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 8.96
2190 Humid dune slacks 1.4
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 23.7
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.01
4030 European dry heaths 11.13
8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves 1.44
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 55.75
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 10.29

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)
April 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2009
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2014
Date of Standard data form update September 2017

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