The islets are approximately 300 m from the shore and are vegetated with phrygana. The main human activities are water-sports and angling.
The site is important for species associated with coastal cliffs.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islets of western Limnos and cape Mourtzeflos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/07/2019.