Monk seal & sea caves

Recording and monitoring of the monk seal (Monachus monachus) & habitat type 8330 (Marine caves)

  • Duration: until the end of 2015
  • Contracting Authority: SamariaNational Park Management Body
  • Contractor: “ΟΙΚΟΜ ΕΠΕ” company
  • Contract value: 36,840 €
  • Funding: Operational Programme «Environment & Sustainable Development», NSRF 2007-2013, co-financed by ERDF and national resources.
  • Aim: The monitoring of the habitat types and animal species of Community interest takes place in response to the country’s obligations under Directive 92/43/EEC.
  • Implementation area:
  • The marine area of ​​jurisdiction of the Samaria National Park Management Body (from the exit of Agia Eirini Gorge to the exit of Imbros Gorge), with a total coastline length ~ 51 km.
  • Implementation stage:
  • Completion of Phase I: Preparatory work
  • Implementation of Phase II: Field Work
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