Marais de Brouage (et marais nord d'Oléron)

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR5400431)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2002
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Poitou-Charentes (FR53)
  • Surface area: 261 km2 (26095.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 45%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 22 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (22)
Species group Number
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 2
Invertebrates 7
Mammals 10
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1130 Estuaries 7241
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 9672.54
1150 Coastal lagoons 1787
1160 Large shallow inlets and bays 0
1170 Reefs 233
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 1.55
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 633.7
1320 Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) 60
1330 Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) 552.2
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 2986.5
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 160
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 2.54
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0.83
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 16.84
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 38.92
2190 Humid dune slacks 0.1
3120 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals generally on sandy soils of the West Mediterranean, with Isoetes spp 0
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 43.07
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 724.35
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 32.1
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 0
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 100
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 522.84
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 0
7230 Alkaline fens 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 17.7
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 74.61

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 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2009
 
Date of Standard data form update December 2012

Interactive map

Other resources

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