Candidate and possible Special Areas of Conservation for marine interest with regard to the present report: adapted from Newsletter for the UK Marine SACs Project Summer Edition 1997.

The sites:

S – sandbanks which are slightly covered by seawater at all times

E – estuaries

M – mud and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide

L – lagoons

I – large shallow inlets and bays

Sites in bold are those included in the SAC project.

Sites in italics are possible special areas of conservation.