Ría de la Rabia

Year Implemented

2009

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Spain

Location

Oyambre (Cantabria)

Longitude

-4.3182

Latitude

43.3793

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

  • Transitional Grassland

Size

47 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Create a More Natural Shoreline

  • Habitat Enhancement

Project Description Summary

This involved the removal of old dike across estuary, replacement with bridge, thus recovering the hydrodynamic functioning of the estuary.

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