Hutovo Blato

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Hutovo Blato

  • Country: 
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Site number: 
    1105
  • Area: 
    7,411 ha
  • Designation date: 
    24-09-2001
  • Coordinates: 
    43°03'N 17°37'E
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Overview

Hutovo Blato. 24/09/01; 7,411 ha; 43°03'N 017°37'E. Nature Park. Located near the estuary of the Neretva river, the site, comprising swamps, lakes, wet meadows, and riverine forest, provides favorable conditions for many wetland species, particularly of birds and fish, several of which are described as endangered. Human activities in the area include fishing and hunting; pressures from drainage, agricultural intensification, urbanization, and growing tourism are seen to pose potential threats. Ramsar site no. 1105. Most recent RIS information: 2000.

  • Last publication date: 
    24-09-2001

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