Conservation and protection status
||Probability of significant decline in extent and quality
A wide variety of activities can have a detrimental effect on sheltered rock
communities and will, in the long term, lead to significant damage of this habitat unless
there is due consideration of its extent and quality at a UK level.
|EC Habitats Directive
||Can be protected as Reefs (where there is subtidal
interest), Large shallow inlets and bays, Reefs, Estuaries, Lagoons
and Submerged or partly submerged sea caves.
|UK Biodiversity Action Plan