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Skerries and Causeway

Site Details

Country Northern Ireland
Unitary Authority Extra-Regio
Centroid*
Latitude 55.243
Longitude -6.597
SAC EU Code UK0030383
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation
Area (ha) 10867.43

* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.

Location of Skerries and Causeway SAC

General Site Character

Marine areas, Sea inlets (99.8%)
Marine and coastal habitats (general) (0.2%)

Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF, < 100kb)

Note:

When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

1110 Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time

Species occurrence description not yet available.

1170 Reefs

Species occurrence description not yet available.

8330 Submerged or partially submerged sea caves

Species occurrence description not yet available.

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Not Applicable

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Not Applicable

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

1351 Harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena

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