Conservation status of species of European Union interest typical of coastal ecosystems in the EU-25

Figure Created 15 Nov 2010 Published 15 Nov 2010 Last modified 23 Jan 2015
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Conservation status of species per biogeographical area in coastal ecosystems.



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  • Some 56 % of the conservation status assessment of coastal species are unfavourable.
  • Thirty-three percent of the assessments are unknown.
  • The percentage of unknown assessments differs significantly among the different regions.
  • The Macaronesian region has the highest percentage of favourable assessments, but also a significant percentage of unknown assessments.
  • There are no favourable assessments in the Atlantic, Marine Baltic, Marine Macaronesian and Marine Mediterranean regions.

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