Salps (Sarpa salpa) are herbivorous fish that often form large shoals. | Xavier Mas
A lack of data limits our ability to manage the pressures on the sea and the Balearic coast. This is one of the main barriers to improving the conservation status of our marine and coastal environment.
While the 170+ indicators found in the Balearic Sea Report (IMB) as a result of the hard work and dedication of research centres and staff of public departments shine a light into the darkness, the reality is that we still have major shortcomings.