Conservation status of habitat types of European Union interest in marine ecosystems

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Statistics by region on the left, overall statistics on the right.

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  • Some 50 % of the assessments of habitats linked to marine ecosystems are unfavourable.
  • Forty per cent of the assessments are unknown.
  • The Marine Macaronesian region has about 50 % favourable assessments.
  • The Marine Atlantic and Marine Mediterranean regions have the highest percentage of unknown assessments (more than 50 %).
  • There are no favourable assessments for the Marine Atlantic, Marine Baltic and Marine Mediterranean regions.

Geographical coverage: EU except Bulgaria and Romania; number of assessments in brackets.

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