Brief description of Fehmarnbelt
The reefs in the protected area are home to some of the most species-rich communities of the Baltic Sea. The south of the Fehmarn Belt is characterized by sand ripples several meters high on the sea floor. These so-called megaripples represent a special form of the habitat type "sandbanks" and are very rare.Therefore they are of special geoscientific and eco-
Example species that occur in the Fehmarbelt: Harbour porpoises, seals, ocean quahogs.
Protected goods: gravel, coarse sand and shilly grounds, sandbanks, reefs, harbour porpoises, seals.