The study area with 9 seascapes.
The seascapes comprise 8 (numbered) offshore seascapes and multiple coastal seascapes (not numbered). Brown values show elevated areas, while blue values show local depressions. The Plaice Box and the National Territorial Waters (12 nautical miles from the shore line) are shown as grey shaded areas with dotted contour, while the Exclusive Economic Zones are depicted with grey lines. Current Natura 2000 areas are displayed, with red lines showing protected areas under de Bird Directive, pink lines showing protected areas under the Habitat Directive. Purple lines outline protected areas under both the Bird and Habitat Directive.