North Channel



Designation Status
Designated
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Candidate Special Area of Conservation
MPA Purpose
Sites which have been submitted to the European Commission by Government, but not yet formally adopted by the Commission, are referred to as candidate Special Areas of Conservation (cSACs).


Coordinates

54° 27' 23" North,
5° 17' 31" West

Surface Area

1,603.67 km2
(619.18 mi.2 )

Perimeter

260.84 km
(162.08 mi.)

Iconic features protected by this site

Species

  • Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)