Karavasta Lagoon ecosystem

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Karavasta Lagoon ecosystem

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    20,000 ha
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    41°00'N 19°30'E
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Karavasta Lagoon. 29/11/95; Lushnja; 20,000 ha; 40°35'N 019°32'E. National Park. An enclosed brackish lagoon and areas of Pinus pinea forest, a species characteristic of the Mediterranean region. Up to 5% of the world's breeding population of Pelecanus crispus (1,000 individuals) and significant portions of the European breeding populations of Sterna albifrons and Glareola pratincola are supported. Human activities include recreation, hunting, timber harvesting, and fishery. Ramsar site no. 781. Most recent RIS information: 1995.

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    • national park
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