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5.4.1 Golfe Normand-Breton: Site description

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Within the area, lies a mosaic of marine and coastal habitats, which include sandy and rocky foreshores, sandy-mud estuaries, saltmarshes, biogenic reefs, intertidal sand flats and rocks, subtidal gravel, sands and rocky reefs.

Physical environment

The Golfe Normand-Breton case study site is a large marine area in the west part of the Channel, which includes French and Channel Islands marine waters. This area of over 11 000 km² comprises numerous marine protected areas with Ramsar, Natura 2000 sites, French designations sites and a proposed marine nature park within French waters.

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