SACs in UK offshore waters

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There are 22 SACs, SCIs or cSACs in UK offshore waters including those that cross the 12 mile limit. Sites are sorted alphabetically.


EU Code Name Country Local Authority Area (ha) Status
UK0030387 Anton Dohrn Seamount
OF
Extra-Regio
142861
SCI
UK0030368 Bassurelle Sandbank
OF
Extra-Regio
6709
SCI
UK0030357 Braemar Pockmarks
OF
Extra-Regio
518
SAC
UK0030381 Croker Carbonate Slabs
OF
Extra-Regio
6591
SCI
UK0030317 Darwin Mounds
OF
Extra-Regio
137726
SAC
UK0030352 Dogger Bank
OF
Extra-Regio
1233115
SCI
UK0030389 East Rockall Bank
OF
Extra-Regio
369489
SCI
UK0030353 Haig Fras
OF
Extra-Regio
47569.38
SAC
UK0030369 Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton
EO
Extra-Regio
146759
SCI
UK0030388 Hatton Bank
OF
Extra-Regio
1569433
Candidate
UK0030370 Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge
EO
Extra-Regio
84514
SCI
UK0030399 North Channel
NIO
Extra-Regio
160367
Candidate
UK0030358 North Norfolk Sandbanks and Saturn Reef
OF
Extra-Regio
360341
SCI
UK0030363 North West Rockall Bank
OF
Extra-Regio
436526
SCI
UK0030379 Pisces Reef Complex
OF
Extra-Regio
873
SCI
UK0030385 Pobie Bank Reef
SO
Extra-Regio
96575
SCI
UK0030354 Scanner Pockmark
OF
Extra-Regio
335
SAC
UK0030386 Solan Bank Reef
SO
Extra-Regio
85593
SCI
UK0030395 Southern North Sea
EO
Extra-Regio
3695054
Candidate
UK0030359 Stanton Banks
OF
Extra-Regio
81727
SAC
UK0030380 Wight-Barfleur Reef
OF
Extra-Regio
137344
SCI
UK0030355 Wyville Thomson Ridge
OF
Extra-Regio
173995
SCI

Learn more about Natura 2000 sites in the marine environment and JNCC's work on the identification of offshore draft SACs.


Key to site status abbreviations

  • SAC     =    Special Area of Conservation
  • SCI       =    Site of Community Importance
  • cSAC   =    candidate Special Area of Conservation 
  • pSAC   =    possible Special Area of Conservation 


Site area and location information for pSACs, where available, is provisional. Descriptive site details are not available for pSACs.

 

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