Baltic Marine Environment
Protection Commission

Biodiversity Core Indicators

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HELCOM biodiversity​ core indicators evaluate the status of the Baltic Sea as reflected by marine mammals, seabirds, fish, benthic biotopes and pelagic plankton communities. 

The core indicators are commonly agreed tools to follow up on the progress made towards the Baltic Sea Action Plan​ overall goal of achieving good environmental status in the Baltic Sea by 2021.