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Protected Features of Conservation Importance in offshore Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) - WMS layers 2019

Marine Protected Areas


These Web Map Service layers show point and polygon data for protected Features of Conservation Importance (FOCI) features in offshore Marine Conservation Zones in UK waters. These data originate from a variety of offshore surveys and have been combined by JNCC.

The WMS layers include the following protected FOCI features: Cold-water coral reefs Sea-pen and burrowing megafauna communities Subtidal chalk

These layers are available to view on the JNCC MPA mapper and can also be accessed via our WMS:

Resource type Service

Topic category Biota

Reference date 2019·03·04

04/03/2019 - Dataset uploaded

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC pointOfContact

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Individual record ownership varies, and is attributed in the feature 'copyright' information on the MPA mapper. Further information on re-use limitations should be sought from the record owner.

Metadata date 2019·06·28

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

Spatial extent
North 55.812968
South 48.433333
East -1.017188
West -9.733333
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