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Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features: responses to scoping consultation

Published: 24 Jul 2019

Summary of responses received to our consultation on the scoping of the project to improve protection of Priority Marine Features outside the Marine Protected Area network.

Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features: responses to scoping consultation
3. Do you have any comments on the approach taken by SNH to develop the advice?

3. Do you have any comments on the approach taken by SNH to develop the advice?

There were comments made in 37 responses.

The relevant themes identified for this question were:

a) Knowledge gaps need addressed, with precautionary approach for now

b) More PMFs should be covered at this stage

c) A number of other records of the 11 PMFs were suggested for inclusion

d) The approach could cause shifting baselines regarding the current PMF status

e) The approach taken is satisfactory for these 11 PMFs

Scottish Government response:

A number of additional records have now been included. See Annex A for details.


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