Baston Fen

Site details

UK map showing location of Baston Fen Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Baston Fen 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

1149 Spined loach  Cobitis taenia
The Counterdrain, a large drainage channel running alongside Baston Fen, contains high densities of spined loach Cobitis taenia. It is an example of spined loach populations in the Welland catchment. The patchy cover from submerged plants provides excellent habitat for the species.

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

Not applicable.


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