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Wight Barfleur Reef and Bassurelle Sandbank – SAC Management Survey 2019

Marine JNCC Publications Offshore Seabed Survey Seabed Habitats and Geology 2051-6711 Evidence Habitats JNCCCEFAS reports Marine Marine Habitats Monitoring Surveillance and Monitoring UK Habitats Directive - Annex I Bassurelle Sandbank SAC Drop camera Grabs Multibeam echo sounder Multi-beam echo sounder Wight-Barfleur Reef SAC


The aim of this survey was to collect additional seabed data to assist with the development of management advice in relation to Wight Barfleur Reef cSAC, and to collect additional information from the Bassurelle Sandbank cSAC to increase current knowledge of the distribution and heterogeneity of benthic habitats and communities present across the sandbank to assist the development of future management advice/plans.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2019·10·11

Whomersley, P. 2019. Wight Barfleur Reef and Bassurelle Sandbank – SAC Management Survey. JNCC/Cefas Partnership Report No. 25. JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 2051-6711.

The surveys at Wight Barfleur Reef and Bassurelle Sandbank candidate Special Areas of Conservation were carried out on board the Research Vessel Cefas Endeavour (Cruise code CEND0313), between 18 March and 1 April 2013.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·10·15

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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