Marine Protected Area Capo Caccia - Isola Piana

Sardegna

Occupy

The more than two and a half thousand hectares of sea, rocky cliffs and low, sandy coastline that make up the Capo Caccia - Isola Piana Marine Protected Area contain a veritable treasure chest of biodiversity, due to the large number of habitats and species of high conservation interest found there.  It is located in the administrative territory of Alghero, Sardinia, a city in the north-west Read more

The more than two and a half thousand hectares of sea, rocky cliffs and low, sandy coastline that make up the Capo Caccia - Isola Piana Marine Protected Area contain a veritable treasure chest of biodiversity, due to the large number of habitats and species of high conservation interest found there.  It is located in the administrative territory of Alghero, Sardinia, a city in the north-western part of the island. It is classified as a Specially Protected Area of Mediterranean Interest.  

Conservation activities

Promotion of sustainable entrepreneurship


Management of fishing activities

The marine area cooperates with local fishermen and research organisations and verifies the status of fish stocks in its waters through questionnaires, interviews, analysis of catch books and direct measurements of catches.

The marine area cooperates with local fishermen and research organisations and verifies the status of fish stocks in its waters through questionnaires, interviews, analysis of catch books and direct measurements of catches.

Management of tourism activities

Guided sea and land excursions

Guided sea and land excursions

Seabed cleaning

The Marine Protected Area is part of the 'Fishing for Refuse' project, which stems from the need to rid the seabed of abandoned fishing gear and rubbish, thus safeguarding biodiversity.

The Marine Protected Area is part of the 'Fishing for Refuse' project, which stems from the need to rid the seabed of abandoned fishing gear and rubbish, thus safeguarding biodiversity.

Coastal paths' management


Environmental education of visitors

The Porto Conte Park, with its Marine and Terrestrial Environmental Education Centre, offers guided tours to get to know and experience the area up close

The Porto Conte Park, with its Marine and Terrestrial Environmental Education Centre, offers guided tours to get to know and experience the area up close

Monitoring of flora and fauna


Protection of local flora & fauna

The marine protected area is part of the regional network for marine wildlife conservation, together with many other partners.

The marine protected area is part of the regional network for marine wildlife conservation, together with many other partners.

Protection of marine habitats


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Restricted activities

Fichier 2PICTO_BM Motorized water sports or activities prohibited
Fichier 4PICTO_BM Scuba diving prohibited
Fichier 5PICTO_BM Spearfishing prohibited
Fichier 8PICTO_BM Campfire prohibited
Fichier 9PICTO_BM Restricted boat access
Fichier 10PICTO_BM Anchoring prohibited
Fichier 11PICTO_BM Restrictive fishing

Services

WC
Water
Waste
Taxi

Nearby activities MPA

Scuba diving
Snorkeling
Hiking
Sport
Hostel
Food
Restaurant
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