Baixa da Vila Nova
Protected Area of Resources Management
With about 42 hectares, this coastal marine area features a variety of habitats of rock formations such as reefs, walls or valleys and sandy clearings.
This area is colonized by fish species such as Scyllarides latus, Coris julis, Thalassoma pavo, Bodianus scrofa, Sarpa salpa, Seriola rivoliana, Sarda Sarda, Trachurus picturatus, Chromis limbata and Abudefduf luridus.
It constitutes an Important Bird and Biodiversity Area (IBA) by BirdLife International organization.