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

B

1.2 Site code

DE2018331

1.3 Site name

Unterelbe

1.4 First Compilation date

2000-01

1.5 Update date

2020-07

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:
Address:  Niedersachsen: Landesbetrieb NLWKN  Nieders. Landesbetrieb f. Wasserwirtschaft, Küsten- und Naturschutz    Göttinger Chaussee 76A  Hannover  30453   
Email:Poststelle@nlwkn-h.niedersachsen.de

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:2005-01
Date site confirmed as SCI:2007-11
Date site designated as SAC:2018-12
National legal reference of SAC designation:§32 (2) BNatSchG i.V.m. §26 BNatSchG und §19 NAGBNatSchG, Verordnung über das Landschaftsschutzgebiet 'Kehdinger Marsch' vom 05.03.2018 (Landkreis Stade), Amtsblatt für den Landkreis Stade Nr. 11 v. 15.03.2018 S. 81 §32 (2) BNatSchG i.V.m. §23 BNatSchG und §16 NAGBNatSchG, Verordnung über das Naturschutzgebiet 'Hadelner und Belumer Außendeich' vom 26.04.2017 (Landkreis Cuxhaven, Landkreis Stade), Nds. Ministerialblatt Nr. 16 v. 26.04.2017 S. 505 §32 (2) BNatSchG i.V.m. §23 BNatSchG und §16 NAGBNatSchG, Verordnung über das Naturschutzgebiet 'Untere Oste' vom 07.06.2017 (Landkreis Cuxhaven, Landkreis Stade), Amtsblatt für den Landkreis Cuxhaven Nr. 42 v. 16.11.2017 S. 231 §32 (2) BNatSchG i.V.m. §23 BNatSchG und §16 NAGBNatSchG, Verordnung über das Naturschutzgebiet 'Asselersand' vom 10.12.2018 (Landkreis Stade), Amtsblatt für den Landkreis Stade Nr. 49 v. 13.12.2018 S. 406 §32 (2) BNatSchG i.V.m. §23 BNatSchG und §16 NAGBNatSchG, Verordnung über das Naturschutzgebiet 'Niedersächsischer Mündungstrichter der Elbe' vom 28.03.2018 (Niedersächsischer Landesbetrieb für Wasserwirtschaft, Küsten- und Naturschutz), Nds. Ministerialblatt Nr. 38 v. 21.11.2018 S. 1197 §32 (2) BNatSchG i.V.m. §23 BNatSchG und §16 NAGBNatSchG, Verordnung über das Naturschutzgebiet 'Elbe und Inseln' vom 10.12.2018 (Landkreis Stade), Amtsblatt für den Landkreis Stade Nr. 50 v. 20.12.2018 S. 458

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:9.429700
Latitude:53.726900

2.2 Area [ha]

18789.7000

2.3 Marine area [%]

72.6600

2.4 Sitelength [km] (optional):


No information provided

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
DE93Lüneburg
DE93Lüneburg

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Atlantic (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
1130  info      18660  0.00 
1140  info      3045  0.00 
1330  info      205  0.00 
3150  info      6.2  0.00 
6430  info      6.1  0.00 
6510  info      130  0.00 
91E0  info      91.5  0.00 
91F0  info      3.4  0.00 
  • 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.
F1103Alosa fallax    DD 
F1130Aspius aspius    DD 
F1113Coregonus oxyrinchus    DD 
F1099Lampetra fluviatilis    16000  170000   
M1355Lutra lutra     
P1601Oenanthe conioides    188  188   
F1095Petromyzon marinus    25  500   
M1365Phoca vitulina    51  100   
M1351Phocoena phocoena    11  50   
F1106Salmo salar    DD 
  • 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
Schoenoplectus pungens             
  • 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
N0283.00
N103.00
N1414.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Außendeichsflächen im Ästuar der Elbe mit Brack- und Süßwasserwatten, Röhrichten, feuchten Weidelgras-Weiden, kleinflächig außerdem Weiden-Auwaldfragmente, Salzwiesen, artenreiche Mähwiesen, Hochstaudenfluren, Altarme u.a.

4.2 Quality and importance

Teil des bedeutendsten Ästuars an der deutschen Nordseeküste. Vorkommen mehrerer Anh. II-Arten (v.a. Schierlings-Wasserfenchel, Finte, Meerneunauge, Rapfen).

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]
MA04.01i
LA04.03i
MB02.01.02i
MC01.02Xi
MD02Xi
MD03b
MF01b
LF02b
LG01i
HH01Xi
MH01.03Xi
MH01.05Xb
HI01b
HJ02i
HJ02.02i
LJ02.05i
LJ02.05.01b
MJ02.05.02i
MJ02.12i
LJ02.12.01b
HJ02.12.02b
LJ03.02b
MK02.01i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]

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

4.4 Ownership (optional)


No information provided

4.5 Documentation (optional)

FFH-Basiserfassung LAVES, Binnenfischerei; Daten zur Fischfauna in Niedersachsen; unveröff. NLWKN, Pflanzenarten-Erfassungsprogramm NLWKN, Tierarten-Erfassungsprogramm Stede, Michael (2008); Wattenjagdaufsicht beim Lk Cuxhaven, schriftliche Mitteilung

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level (optional):

Code Cover [%]
DE010.00
DE0229.24
DE070.50
IN000.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites (optional):

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
DE07Lühesand*0.50
DE02Vogelschutzgebiet Hullen+2.32
DE02Borsteler Binnenelbe und Großes Brack+0.32
DE02Neßsand+0.89
DE02Hadelner und Belumer Außendeich+6.60
DE02Außendeich Nordkehdingen II+3.46
DE02Schwarztonnensand+3.11
DE02Asselersand+3.28
DE02Allwördener Außendeich/Brammersand+3.29
DE02Ostemündung+0.79
DE02Außendeich Nordkehdingen I+4.29
DE02Hahnöfer Sand+0.58
DE02Schnook, Außendeichfladen bei Geversdorf*0.31
DE01Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer/0.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
ramsarNiederelbe zwischen Stade und Otterndorf*0.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)


No information provided

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:LK Cuxhaven
Address:
Email:
Organisation:LK Stade
Address:
Email:
Organisation:Niedersachsen: Landesbetrieb NLWKN
Address:
Email:Poststelle@nlwkn-h.niedersachsen.de

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)


No information provided

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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INSPIRE ID:
Map delivered as PDF in electronic format (optional)
Yes
X
No

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