Lago di Caprolace

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Lago di Caprolace

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    229 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    41°21'N 12°58'E
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Lago di Caprolace. 14/12/76; Lazio; 229 ha; 41°20'N 012°58'E. Special Protection Area under EC Directive; National Park. A brackish, coastal lagoon and associated saltmarsh separated from the sea by a dune system. The vegetation includes reed and sedge beds and various salt-tolerant plants. A varied fish fauna is supported and numerous species of breeding, migrating and wintering waterbirds use the site. Human activities include commercial fishing, semi-intensive aquaculture, shellfish farming and tourism. Ramsar site no. 129. 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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