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Pobie Bank Reef MPA: Relevant Documentation & Conservation Advice 2013


The documents referred to below relate to the Pobie Bank Reef MPA, and include:

  • Standard Data Form – The official site information submitted to the European Commission.
  • SAC Selection Assessment Document – Provides an overview of the SAC, designation feature, and rationale for site selection.
  • Conservation Objectives and Advice on Operations – Provides the conservation objectives for the site; the activities occurring within or close to the site, and consideration of management options for these pressures (produced by JNCC and SNH).
  • Post Consultation Report – provides an overview of the consultation process and outcome for five possible offshore SACs (Anton Dohrn Seamount, East Rockall Bank, Hatton Bank, Pobie Bank Reef and Solan Bank Reef).
  • Impact Assessment – an assessment of the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of the designation, produced following the consultation.
  • Management Options Paper – Considers the management options for achieving the conservation objective for the protected feature in the MPA.

The Pobie Bank Reef MPA Site Information Centre is the most up-to-date source of information for this site and will reflect any additional information gathered.

Please note, these documents were produced prior to the launch of JNCC's new website. Whilst every effort has been made to redirect material to the relevant content on the new website, some of the links within these documents may no longer work. The Management Options Paper (version 1.0) was developed in April 2014 and was published in April 2023. The document was checked and links updated prior to publication.

These resources may not be fully accessible for all users. If you need a copy of any of these resources in a different or more accessible format, please get in touch.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Oceans

Reference date 2013··

Relevant documentation and conservation advice for the Pobie Bank Reef MPA

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2023·05·04

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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