Marine Nature Conservation Review: Sector 12. Sealochs in the Clyde Sea: Area summaries 1999
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.
In this volume (MNCR Sector 12), the sealochs of the Clyde Sea have been studied. The studies included field surveys of the shores and the sublittoral zone between 1988 and 1990 to describe the habitats and communities (together referred to as biotopes) present and to assess their natural heritage importance. Comparable data from other organisations or previous studies have been added to provide information on nearly 250 sites within the region and the data analysed to classify the biotopes present. Information on the designated conservation sites and main human influences in the sealochs has also been compiled.
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Topic category Environment
Reference date 1999··
Dipper, F.A. & Beaver, R. 1999. Marine Nature Conservation Review Sector 12. Sealochs in the Clyde Sea: area summaries (Coasts and seas of the United Kingdom. MNCR series). JNCC, Peterborough, ISBN 1 86107 467 0.
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.
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