Cres - Lošinj - Croatia

Description

Large marine site located in the Kvarnerić area, around the sheltered coast and waters of the eastern part of the Lošinj and Cres archipelago. It is one of the most important feeding and breeding area... for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Eastern Adriatic. Lithostratigraphic units represented on the coast are dolomites and post sedimentary diagenetic breccia (upper albian, lower cenomanian - K16, K12), rudist limestones (cenomanianmaastricht - K21-6). Soils on the coast are rockyground, anthropogenic soil on karst. The area was created after the transgression of the sea after the last glaciation; marine shelf; highly indented coastline. In July 2006 of preventive protection of a part of the Kvarnerić region for 3 years as a Special Marine Reserve (Cres-Lošinj Special Marine Reserve – CLSMR has been declared.

Tools

Evaluate the site contribution to the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) monitoring.

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Measurements

Explore available data for Cres - Lošinj - Croatia.


Information Resources

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Relative encounter rates for bottlenose dolphins in Cres-Lošinj

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EMODnet Bathymetry

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Target species - EurOBIS occurrences

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Adriatic sea: human uses and MSP-related layers

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Data Source
Copernicus Marine Service - Mediterranean Sea Physics Reanalysis

Monitoring program
Croatian MSFD Adriatic Monitoring Plan

Monitoring program
Systematic research of water quality in transitional and coastal waters (Croatia)

Portal
OGS-NODC

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Data Source
I-STORMS Web System (IWS)

Conceptual models

For this site is available the target species conceptual model.



For this site is available the ecological processes conceptual model.




DEIMS-SDR

Information about the site is stored in DEIMS-SDR (Dynamic Ecological Information Management System - Site and dataset registry). Go to DEIMS-SDR page for Cres - Lošinj - Croatia.



Last Update

May 12, 2021, 4:19 p.m.

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