Vega de Jaitzubia

Year Implemented

2004

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Spain

Location

Bidasoa/Jaitzubia (Basque Country)

Longitude

-1.8123

Latitude

43.3501

Habitat(s) Created
  • Saltmarsh

Size

23 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

Project Description Summary

For this project embankments were removed to '1.2-1.6m tidal level.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Marquiegui, M.A. and Aguirrezabalaga, F., 2009. Colonization process by macrobenthic infauna after a managed coastal realignment in the Bidasoa estuary (Bay of Biscay, NE Atlantic). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 84, 598604.


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