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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

B

1.2 Site code

ES7010016

1.3 Site name

Área marina de La Isleta

1.4 First Compilation date

1996-11

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
Date site proposed as SCI:1999-10
Date site confirmed as SCI: No data
Date site designated as SAC:2011-09
National legal reference of SAC designation:Orden ARM/2417/2011, de 30 de agosto, por la que se declaran zonas especiales de conservación los lugares de importancia comunitaria marinos de la región biogeográfica Macaronésica de la Red Natura 2000 y se aprueban sus correspondientes medidas de conservación

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:-15.381400
Latitude:28.183300

2.2 Area [ha]

8562.0920

2.3 Marine area [%]

100.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Macaronesian (0.00 %) Marine Macaronesian (100.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
1110  info      405.84  0.00 
1170  info      708.23  0.00 
8330  info      1.00 
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • 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)

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.
R1224Caretta caretta           
M1349Tursiops truncatus    30  60   
  • 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
Anthipatella wollastoni                   
Charonia variegata                   
Chilomycterus atringa                   
Cystoseira abies-marina                   
Echinaster sepositus                   
Enoplometopus antillensis                   
Epinephelus marginatus                   
Globicephala macrorhynchus                     
Grampus griseus                     
Haliotis tuberculata coccinea                   
Marthasterias glacialis                   
Mycteroperca fusca                   
Narcissia canariensis                   
Physeter macrocephalus                     
Scyllarides latus                     
Stenella coeruleoalba                     
Stenella frontalis                     
  • 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

Los fondos marinos son rocosos y muy abruptos, con multitud de arrecifes, grandes cuevas, roques, etc. lo que conforma un hábitat de gran belleza paisajística submarina. Se gana profundidad rápidamente, alcanzando los 100 metros de profundidad a escasa distancia de la costa. Este litoral está expuesto al régimen dominante de fuerte oleaje que llega del norte.

4.2 Quality and importance

El abrupto relieve de los fondos marinos de este área, unido a las diferentes características oceanográficas presentes configuran una zona que alberga una gran biodiversidad de organismos bentónicos. Por otro lado, las grandes profundidades que se alcanzan cerca de la costa permiten la presencia de numerosas especies de cetáceos. En este sentido, este área es una de las dos mejores zonas de distribución de Tursiops truncatus de Canarias. El resto de especies de cetáceos se ven beneficiadas al encontrar en este área cercana a la costa un lugar de alimentación y descanso. Para otras especies es un importante lugar de alimentación y paso, destacando la presencia de Caretta caretta.

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]
HD03.01O
HD03.02I
MF02.02I
MF02.03I
LF05.06I
MG01.07I
MG04.01O
LH03I
MH03.03I
HH06.01I
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

Ficha 1170 Arrecifes. Bases ecológicas preliminares para la conservación de los tipos de hábitat de interés comunitario en España nventario de cuevas marinas sumergidas y semisumergidas y de arrecifes de Canarias (Gesplan, 2008) Plan de conservación de la Tonina (documento de avance). Gobierno de Canarias, 2009 Proyecto de apoyo para la conservación de C. caretta y T. truncatus en las Islas Canarias (ULL, 2000) Conservación del delfín mular en las Islas Canarias (ULPGC, 2000)

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
ES00100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
ES94La Isleta/0.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other La Isleta/0.00

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:

X
Yes Name: Orden ARM/2417/2011, de 30 de agosto, por la que se declaran zonas especiales de conservación los lugares de importancia comunitaria marinos de la región biogeográfica Macaronésica de la Red Natura 2000 y se aprueban sus correspondientes medidas de conservación.
Link: http://www.boe.es/boe/dias/2011/09/14/pdfs/BOE-A-2011-14661.pdf

No, but in preparation
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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