Conservation and protection status

Conservation status

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

Protected status

Protection mechanism Habitat
EC Habitats Directive Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide;occurs within Estuaries and Large shallow inlets and bays.
UK Biodiversity Action Plan None

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