Conservation status of species of European Union interest in marine ecosystems
- Some 74 % of the assessments of marine species linked to marine ecosystems are unknown.
- Twenty-four per cent of the assessments are unfavourable.
- Only 2 % of the assessments are favourable and are represented only in the Atlantic, Boreal and Marine Atlantic regions.
- The Atlantic, Continental and Marine Baltic regions have more than 80 % of unfavourable assessments.
- The Marine Atlantic, Marine Macaronesian and Marine Mediterranean regions have the highest percentage of unknown assessments (more than 70 %).
Geographical coverage: EU except Bulgaria and Romania; number of assessments in brackets.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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