The seabed is the sandy substrate with some rocky areas and small banks of Neptune
grass (Posidonia oceanica). Species of fish that are typical of sandy bottoms can
be found, such as the Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus), the
Mediterranean horse mackerel (Trachurus mediterraneus), the common pandora
(Pagellus erythrinus) and the red mullet (Mullus barbatus). In addition, other
species can be found on the rocky seabed or in the Neptune grass, such as the white
seabream (Diplodus sargus) and Couch’s seabream (Pagrus pagrus).
LThe most typical algae that can be seen in the sandy areas are Halimeda tuna, Dasycladus vermicularis and “peluqueta” (Codium vermilara). “Cistoseira balear” (Cystoseira balearica), peacock’s tail (Padina pavonica) and “acetabulària mediterrània” (Acetabularia acetabulum) are usually abundant in the rocky areas. It is also worth noting that non-native species have recently been identified in this cove: Bangia fuscopurpurea, Gymnogongrus griffthsiae and Chylocladia reflexa.1
Finally, the jellyfish that can be found near this beach are the mauve stinger (Pelagia noctiluca), with a strong sting like that of a nettle, the common jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), which has a painful sting, the fried-egg jellyfish (Cotylorhiza tuberculata), with a very weak sting, and the sea raft hydrozoa (Velella velella), which does not sting.
NO ACCESIBILITY POINT
LOW-RISK BATHING AREA
Thanks to its coastal character, a wide range of seabirds can be found here. The shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) can often be seen swimming very close to the coast or on the rocks. The yellow-legged gull (Larus michahellis) and Audoin’s gull (Larus audouinii), which is endemic to the Mediterranean, the Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), which is protected. These species can be seen all year round.
There are also species that can only be seen during their migration periods, usually the autumn or winter, such as the cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), the little egret (Egretta garzetta), the ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres), the sanderling (Calidris alba), the black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) and the Sandwich tern (Sterna sandvicensis).