The number of people pulled to safety in the past two days brought to 4,500 the total saved since Wednesday.
The latest rescues came after EU leaders agreed at a summit in Malta on Friday on moves to curb mass migration to Italy from Libya.
Among the measures was a strategy to “break the business model” of traffickers who helped 181,000 mainly African migrants enter the EU via Libya and Italy last year.
The plan includes funding and training Libya’s coastguard to make it better able to intercept migrant boats.
On Saturday, Libya’s coastguard said it had stopped more than 400 African migrants attempting to reach Europe.
The same day, however, another 600 people were rescued by several ships, most of them operated by the Italian coastguard.
And then on Sunday, 900 migrants travelling on three rickety boats were rescued by a Spanish navy ship taking part in the EU’s Eunavfor Med mission, as well as by merchant navy vessels.