Rochdale Canal

Site details

UK map showing location of Rochdale Canal Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Rochdale Canal SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

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

Not applicable

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

1831 Floating water-plantain  Luronium natans
Rochdale Canal supports a significant population of floating water-plantain Luronium natans in a botanically diverse waterplant community which also holds a wide range of pondweeds Potamogeton spp. The canal has predominantly mesotrophic water. This population of Luronium is representative of the formerly more widespread canal populations of north-west England.

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

Not applicable.


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