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Costa das Fajãs

Protected Area of Resources Management

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Maritime area of about 876.2 hectares, that confronts the Fajãs of Cubres and of Caldeira de Santo Cristo, in the north of the island. It is identified as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Costa Noroeste and Ponta do Topo, within the Natura 2000 network.

In this area you can see, in the lower locals, small sedimentary spots with rolled stones of varied dimensions. The characteristic fauna includes Sphyraena viridensis, Epinephelus marginatus, Sparisoma cretense, among others.

Classifications:

Biosphere Reserve

Natura 2000 network

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