MT0000112 Żona fil-Baħar madwar Għawdex

Name of Site: Żona fil-Baħar madwar Għawdex

Site Code: MT0000112

Year of designation: 2016/2018 update

Area [ha]: 55632.51

 Annex 1 Protected Habitats:

  • 1170  Reefs
  • 8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves


 Annex II protected species:

Caretta caretta

Tursiops truncatus


The site was identified in the Maltese marine IBA inventory as result of the Eu LIFE+ Malta Seabird Project (LIFE10NAT/MT/090) due to its importance for Calonectris diomedea, and Puffinus yelkouan during the breeding season.