Ría del Eo

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Ría del Eo

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  • Area: 
    1,740 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    43°30'N 07°01'W
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Ría del Eo. 04/10/94; Galicia, Asturias; 1,740 ha; 43°30'N 007°01'W. Hunting Refuge. The site consists of the Eo River Estuary and supports typical coastal vegetation consisting of halophytic communities and particularly beds of eelgrass, Zostera marina and Z. noltii. The site is important for passage and wintering ducks and waders, supporting internationally important numbers of wintering Anas acuta. Human activities include commercial fishing, oyster and clam culture, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 705. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

Administrative region: 
Galicia/Principado de Asturias

  • National legal designation: 
    • Humedal Protegido
    • Zona de Especial Protección de los Valores Naturales
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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