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

Figure Created 29 Jul 2011 Published 19 Jul 2012 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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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