Marine Nature Conservation Review: Sector 14. Sealochs in the Outer Hebrides: Area summaries 2002
The Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR) began in 1987. Its aim was to provide information describing the marine habitats, communities and species around Great Britain. This was collected in such a way as to underpin the development of management systems for marine nature conservation and to support the identification of marine protected areas.
This volume (MNCR Sector 14) covers the sealochs of the Outer Hebrides. The studies, undertaken between 1988 and 1990, included field surveys of the shores and the sublittoral zone to describe the habitats and communities (together referred to as biotopes) present and to assess their marine natural heritage importance. Comparable data from other organisations or previous studies have been added to provide information on over 400 sites, and the data analysed to classify the biotopes present. Information on the designated nature conservation sites and main human influences in the sealochs has also been compiled.
Please note that this resource has been produced from a scan of an original document. You may therefore experience fluctuations in quality and large file sizes.
Due to the file size of the volume, it is divided into the following parts:
- Part 1: Prelims, Introduction & Area summaries 1 (West Loch Tarbet) to 8 (Lochs Leurbost and Erisort);
- Part 2: Area summaries 9 (Loch Odhairn) to 20 (Lochs a' Laip and Kilerivagh);
- Part 2: Area summaries 21 (Loch Carnan) to 26 (North Bay) and Appendices A to C.
Resource type Publication
Topic category Environment
Reference date 2002··
Beaver, R. & Dipper, P.A. 2002. Marine Nature Conservation Review Sector 14. Sealochs in the Outer Hebrides: Area summaries (Coasts and seas of the United Kingdom. MNCR series). JNCC, Peterborough.
This volume forms part the Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR), which commenced in 1987 under the Nature Conservancy Council and continued in 1991 under JNCC until 2005.
Communications, JNCC publisher
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Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0
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