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2014 Consultation on the management of inshore Special Areas of Conservation and Marine Protected Areas - Consultation analysis report

Published: 10 Jul 2015
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781785444890

2014 Consultation on the management of inshore Special Areas of Conservation and Marine Protected Areas - Consultation analysis report. Summary of the responses received relating to each site.

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2014 Consultation on the management of inshore Special Areas of Conservation and Marine Protected Areas - Consultation analysis report
Appendix 8: Loch Creran MPA/SAC Management Measures

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Appendix 8: Loch Creran MPA/ SAC Management Measures

Figure A8.1 - Map of proposed measures

Figure A8.1 – Map of proposed measures

Table A8.1 - Site level assessment of measures [4]

Loch Creran MPA / SAC

Area (KM 2)

As %

Site

12.26

Protected from creels

7.77

63.4%

Protected from demersal trawls, mechanical dredge, long lines, set nets, suction dredge and beam trawls

12.26

100%

Table A8.2 - Qualifying / protected feature assessment [5] - Protected from set nets, long lines, suction dredge, beam trawl, mechanical dredge, and demersal trawl

MPA Protected Feature / SAC Qualifying Features

Feature Records

Records Included

% Included

Flame shell beds

Area (km 2):

0.19

0.19

100%

Count

78

78

100%

Horse mussel reefs

Area (km 2):

0.13

0.13

100%

Count

21

21

100%

Serpulid reefs

Area (km 2):

0.93

0.93

100%

Count

3612

3612

100%

Stony Reefs

Area (km 2):

1.18

1.18

100%

Table A8.3 - Qualifying / protected feature assessment - Protected from creels

MPA Protected Feature / SAC Qualifying Features

Feature Records

Records Included

% Included

Flame shell beds

Area (km 2):

0.19

0.19

100%

Count

78

78

100%

Horse mussel reefs

Area (km 2):

0.13

0.13

100%

Count

21

21

100%

Serpulid reefs

Area (km 2):

0.93

0.93

100%

Count

3612

3612

100%

Stony Reefs

Area (km 2):

1.18

1.175

99.6%

Table A8.4 - Priority Marine Feature Added Value Assessment [6] - Protected from set nets, long lines, suction dredge, beam trawl, mechanical dredge, and demersal trawl

#s included need to calculate.distribution of these responses is also showning cumbers, and burrowed. Therefore we cannot imple

Other PMFs

Feature Records

Records Included

% Included

Blue mussel beds

Area (km 2):

5

5

100%

Burrowed mud

Count

1

1

100%

Burrowed mud (Fireworks anemone)

Count

4

4

100%

Burrowed mud (Mud volcano worms)

Count

1

1

100%

Burrowed mud (Seapens and burrowing megafauna)

Count

19

19

100%

Kelp and seaweed communities on sublittoral sediment

Count

5

5

100%

Low or variable salinity habitats

Count

8

8

100%

Native oysters

Count

1

1

100%

Ocean quahog

Count

5

5

100%

Seagrass beds

Area (km 2):

0.93

0.93

100%

Tide-swept algal communities

Count

1

1

100%

Table A8.5 - Priority Marine Feature Added Value Assessment 6 - Protected from creels

Other PMFs

Feature Records

Records Included

% Included

Blue mussel beds

Area (km [2] ):

5

5

100%

Burrowed mud

Count

1

1

100%

Burrowed mud (Fireworks anemone)

Count

4

2

50%

Burrowed mud (Mud volcano worms)

Count

1

1

100%

Burrowed mud (Seapens and burrowing megafauna)

Count

19

12

63.2%

Kelp and seaweed communities on sublittoral sediment

Count

5

5

100%

Low or variable salinity habitats

Count

8

7

87.5%

Native oysters

Count

1

1

100%

Ocean quahog

Count

5

5

100%

Seagrass beds

Area (km 2):

0.93

0.93

100%

Tide-swept algal communities

Count

1

1

100%

Table A8.6 - Other Marine Habitat Added Value Assessment [7] - Protected from set nets, long lines, suction dredge, beam trawl, mechanical dredge, and demersal trawl

#s included need to calculate.distribution of these responses is also showning cumbers, and burrowed. Therefore we cannot imple

Other Habitats

Feature Records

Records Included

% Included

Mudflat / Sandflat communities

Count

6

6

100%

Sandbank communities

Count

6

6

100%

Circalittoral sandy mud communities

Count

7

7

100%

Infralittoral fine mud communities

Count

14

14

100%

Littoral mixed sediment communities

Count

1

1

100%

Sublittoral mud communities in variable salinity

Count

1

1

100%

Circalittoral mixed sediment communities

Count

9

9

100%

Infralittoral mixed sediment communities

Count

1

1

100%

Table A8.7 - Other Marine Habitat Added Value Assessment [7] - Protected from creels

Other Habitats

Feature records

Records included

% included

Mudflat / Sandflat communities

Count

6

6

100%

Sandbank communities

Count

6

6

100%

Circalittoral sandy mud communities

Count

7

7

100%

Infralittoral fine mud communities

Count

14

13

93%

Littoral mixed sediment communities

Count

1

1

100%

Sublittoral mud communities in variable salinity

Count

1

1

100%

Circalittoral mixed sediment communities

Count

9

8

89%

Infralittoral mixed sediment communities

Count

1

1

100%


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