Threatened coastal aquatic habitats with algal beds


Coastal aquatic habitats with algal beds are threatened due to eutrophication, climate change and sea-level rises.


Algal Beds are widespread and diverse in marine and estuarine systems, where they occupy substrates characterized by a wide range of sediment depths and textures. They occur in both the subtidal and intertidal subsystems and may grow to depths of 30 m (98 feet).

Related Problems:
Poisonous algae
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
06.08.2019 – 18:17 CEST