Carso Triestino e Goriziano

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IT3340006)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since July 2006
  • Country: Italy
  • Administrative region: Friuli-Venezia Giulia (ITD4)
  • Surface area: 96 km2 (9648.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 2%
  • Located in Continental and Marine Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 207 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 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 (207)
Species group Number
Amphibians 4
Birds 164
Fishes 2
Flowering Plants 8
Invertebrates 15
Mammals 11
Reptiles 3

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time 39.66
1140 Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide 38.27
1150 Coastal lagoons 19.08
1310 Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand 0.06
1320 Spartina swards (Spartinion maritimae) 0.39
1410 Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) 1.4
1420 Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic halophilous scrubs (Sarcocornetea fruticosi) 10.32
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 1.45
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 0.59
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 3.76
4030 European dry heaths 0.27
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 7.14
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 1.61
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 222.21
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.05
8130 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous scree 19.06
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 20.48
8240 Limestone pavements 53.44
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 12.51
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 17.03
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 10.13
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 52.11
62A0 Eastern sub-mediteranean dry grasslands (Scorzoneratalia villosae) 1016.57
91L0 Illyrian oak-hornbeam forests (Erythronio-carpinion) 15.85

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 2006
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) October 2013
 
Date of Standard data form update January 2017

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