The monitoring station Žirje is located on the edge of Jakuba Pit which is very important fishing and spawning area and near Kornati National park which is also Natura 2000 area (HR 4000001). The location
is far away from main shipping lanes but relatively close to fishing and recreational activities. The
anthropogenic underwater noise pressure is expected to be low to moderate.
This underwater monitoring stations is placed at a depth of 53 meters.