Threatened coastal brackish lagoon habitats

Other Names:
Endangered coastal saline lagoons

High nutrient concentrations are often present in lagoons as a result of both riverine nutrient inputs and effective nutrient recycling between the sediments and the water column. Lagoons are, therefore, often highly productive aquatic environments.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
08.05.2019 – 20:39 CEST