Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code GR2330005)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since August 1996
  • Country: Greece
  • Administrative region: Dytiki Ellada (GR23)
  • Surface area: 32 km2 (3240.63 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 8 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 (8)
Species group Number
Fishes 2
Mammals 1
Reptiles 5

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 65.4835
1150 Coastal lagoons 155.881
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0.0692002
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 45.7013
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 11.6831
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 84.689
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 45.912
2190 Humid dune slacks 161.641
2220 Dunes with Euphorbia terracina 7.24948
2230 Malcolmietalia dune grasslands 0.113196
2250 Coastal dunes with Juniperus spp 36.1008
2260 Cisto-Lavenduletalia dune sclerophyllous scrubs 2.69423
2270 Wooded dunes with Pinus pinea and/or Pinus pinaster 480.363
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.0103163
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1.85055
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 3.91017
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 37.4985
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 2.89902
7230 Alkaline fens 10.8913
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 12.353
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 3.25573
92D0 Southern riparian galleries and thickets (Nerio-Tamaricetea and Securinegion tinctoriae) 20.9321
9320 Olea and Ceratonia forests 43.1492
9540 Mediterranean pine forests with endemic Mesogean pines 92.913

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 1996
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
September 2006
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) March 2011
Date of Standard data form update July 2020

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