Biodiversity Monaco (MCO)
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Species Families Species Families
Marine 286 102 No
Freshwater 5 5 No
Total 289 104 No
Conservation The following information is to be sought: - Status of knowledge of the freshwater fauna; - Existence of conservation plans; - Information on major aquatic habitats or sites within the country; - Current major threats to species; - Future potential threats to species; - Contact(s) for further information.
Geography and Climate Monaco is located in Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy. Area comparatively about three times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC. Total land boundary is 4.4 km , border country is France 4.4 km. Climate is Mediterranean with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers. Terrain consists of hilly, rugged, rocky. Elevation extreme has the lowest point in Mediterranean Sea 0 m and highest point in Mont Agel 140 m. Geography—note: second smallest independent state in world (after Holy See); almost entirely urban.

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