A marine area inside the 20 m bathymetric line. The dominant substrates are sand and gravel and contain a rich benthic fauna.
This is an important site for wintering seaducks. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Outer Wismarbucht. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.