Conservation and protection status

Conservation status

Region Status
OSPAR area Not assessed
Wadden Sea Not present
UK Not significantly declined in quality or extent
Other sub-regions Not assessed

Protected status

Protection mechanism Habitat
EC Habitats Directive Can be protected as Reefs (where there is subtidal interest), Estuaries and Large shallow inlets and bays.
UK Biodiversity Action Plan Sabellaria alveolata reefs

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