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Special Areas of Conservation

Skerries and Causeway

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

Download the 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

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

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