Aegean sea

Endangered species and environment protection

The Aegean Sea is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea between Europe and Asia. It is located between the Balkans and Anatolia, and covers an area of some 215,000 square kilometres. In the north, the Aegean is connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea by the straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus.

The Aegean Islands are located within the sea and some bound it on its southern periphery, including Crete and Rhodes. The sea reaches a maximum depth of 2,639m to the west of Karpathos. The Thracian Sea and the Sea of Crete are main subdivisions of the Aegean Sea.

There are many endangered species of animals and plants living in this location


Mediterranean monk seal

A species of seal inhabiting the Mediterranean Sea, on scattered islands in the Aegean and Ionian Seas and on the coasts of Greece and Turkey. Currently threatened with extinction.

Angel shark 

Angel shark Angel sharks are found in tropical and warm oceans with a temperate climate on continental shelves around the world, where they feed on fish and bottom invertebrates. Angel sharks often lurk in the habitats of the sandy bottom near the beaches before they start prey.

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Aegean Seagull

One of the species of gulls, characteristic of the Aegean areas. Threatened with extinction.

Bottlenose dolphin

He is fond of tropical and temperate waters around the world. It has a streamlined body shape, the back is dominated by dark gray, the fins are lighter, and the abdomen is pink.


Forms of nature protection

  • Raising environmental awareness among the public
  • Fight against poachers and illegal fishing
  • Species protection of endangered plants and animals
  • Setting up foundations and volunteering activities
  • Protection of places where endangered species live
  • Reducing the carbon footprint of climate change