Stagno di Mistras
- Site number:233
- Area:680 ha
- Designation date:03-05-1982
- Coordinates:39°54'N 08°27'E
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Stagno di Mistras. 03/05/82; Sardegna; 680 ha; 39°54'N 008°28'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Wildlife Sanctuary. A brackish, coastal lagoon connected with the Gulf of Oristano by means of a wide channel, but separated from the sea by a dune system. Virtually all of the wetland's fresh water comes from rainfall and runoff, thus salinity varies seasonally. Vegetation consists of submergent species while the fringing vegetation is typically halophytic. The lagoon is rich in bivalve molluscs and fish. The site is important for a range of staging, breeding and wintering waterbirds. Human activities include commercial fishing and shell-fish harvesting. Ramsar site no. 233.
- National legal designation:
- wildlife sanctuary
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:01-01-1999