Iles Cerbicale et frange littoral

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9400587)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2003
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Corse (FR83)
  • Surface area: 37 km2 (3698.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 90%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 8 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (8)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Flowering Plants 2
Mammals 1
Reptiles 4

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1120 Posidonia beds (Posidonion oceanicae) 2107.86
1150 Coastal lagoons 10.35
1170 Reefs 73.96
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 0.45
1240 Vegetated sea cliffs of the Mediterranean coasts with endemic Limonium spp 5.32
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 3.75
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 0.57
1430 Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) 0.57
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 1.93
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 0.08
2210 Crucianellion maritimae fixed beach dunes 0.94
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 1.22
2250 Coastal dunes with Juniperus spp 5.31
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 0.24
2270 Wooded dunes with Pinus pinea and/or Pinus pinaster 5.07
3170 Mediterranean temporary ponds 0.16
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 100
5320 Low formations of Euphorbia close to cliffs 1.45
5330 Thermo-Mediterranean and pre-desert scrub 0.01
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 1.88
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 4.51
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 1.64
9320 Olea and Ceratonia forests 200.16
9330 Quercus suber forests 70.72
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 31.25
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 29.19

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)
July 2003
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2016
Date of Standard data form update Not available

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