Lago dei Monaci

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Lago dei Monaci

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    94 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    41°22'N 12°55'E
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Lago dei Monaci. 14/12/76; Lazio; 94 ha; 41°22'N 012°55'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; National Park. The smallest of a series of brackish, coastal lagoons and associated saltmarshes and separated from the sea by a dune system. Vegetation includes fringing reedbeds, submergent plants, algae and salt-tolerant plants. The lagoon and its feeder canals support a varied fish fauna. A wide variety of waterbirds use the site during migration and in winter. Human activities include commercial fishing and mass tourism. Ramsar site no. 128. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • national park
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)