Database release:
SDF
NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

A

1.2 Site code

ES0000522

1.3 Site name

Espacio marino del sureste de Menorca

1.4 First Compilation date

2014-03

1.5 Update date

2015-11

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Dirección General de Sostenibilidad de la Costa y del Mar - Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente
Address:               
Email:bzn-biomarina@magrama.es

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2014-07
National legal reference of SPA designationOrden AAA/1260/2014, de 9 de julio, por la que se declaran Zonas de Especial Protección para las Aves en aguas marinas españolas.

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:4.289900
Latitude:39.761400

2.2 Area [ha]

23558.0820

2.3 Marine area [%]

100.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (0.00 %) Marine Mediterranean (100.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
BA010Calonectris diomedea    50  50     
BA197Chlidonias niger                 
BA014Hydrobates pelagicus    10  10     
BA181Larus audouinii    149  149     
BA183Larus fuscus                 
BA176Larus melanocephalus                 
BA604Larus michahellis                 
BA179Larus ridibundus                 
BA392Phalacrocorax aristotelis desmarestii    33  33     
BA384Puffinus puffinus mauretanicus    155  155     
BA464Puffinus yelkouan                 
BA193Sterna hirundo                 
BA191Sterna sandvicensis                 
BA016Sula bassana                 
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)

Species

Population in the site

Motivation

Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N01100.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Espacio marino situado al sureste de Menorca, entre Sa Mesquida al norte y el Cap d´en Font (Binidalí) al suroeste. El espacio marino bordea la isla del Aire y las inmediaciones de la Mola de Maó. La costa está dominada por acantilados de poca altura y pequeñas calas. Al igual que el resto de la isla, los fondos más costeros están cubiertos por gravas y los más alejados son arenosos y fangosos.

4.2 Quality and importance

Entorno marino de la colonia de pardela balear (Puffinus mauretanicus) más importante de Menorca, situada en la Mola de Maó, y de la colonia de gaviota de Audouin (Larus audouinii) de la isla del Aire, donde también nidifica el paíño europeo (Hydrobates pelagicus) y la pardela cenicienta (Calonectris diomedea diomedea).

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MC03.03b
MD03b
ME01b
HF02b
HF02.03b
HG01b
HG01.01.01b
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
U-

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

4.5 Documentation

Álvarez, D. y A. Velando. 2007. El cormorán moñudo en España. Población en 2006-2007 y método de censo. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. Arcos, J.M., J. Bécares, B. Rodríguez y A. Ruiz. 2009. Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves marinas en España. LIFE04NAT/ES/000049-Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO/BirdLife). Madrid Bertolero, A., M. Genovart, A. Martínez-Abraín, B. Molina, J. Mouriño, D. Oro y G. Tavecchia. 2009. Gaviota cabecinegra, picofina, de Audouin, tridáctila y gavión atlántico en España. Población en 2007 y método de censo. SEO/BirdLife. Madrid. Corbacho, C., J.M. Sánchez y M.A. Villegas. 2009. Pagazas, charranes y fumareles en España. Población SEO/BirdLife 2013. Proyecto LIFE+ INDEMARES “Inventario y designación de la Red Natura 2000 en áreas marinas del Estado español”. Unedited.

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
ES00100.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Dirección General de Sostenibilidad de la Costa y del Mar - Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente
Address:
Email:bzn-biomarina@magrama.es

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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