Tranarossan and Melmore Lough SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 55.2322
Longitude: -7.81372

Qualifying Interests

Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide [1140]

Annual vegetation of drift lines [1210]

Perennial vegetation of stony banks [1220]

Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic coasts [1230]

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria (white dunes) [2120]

Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation (grey dunes) [2130]

Decalcified fixed dunes with Empetrum nigrum [2140]

Dunes with Salix repens ssp. argentea (Salicion arenariae) [2170]

Humid dune slacks [2190]

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp. [3140]

European dry heaths [4030]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000194.pdf [4.3 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000194.pdf [252 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000194.pdf [6.2 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: Mulroy Bay SAC (002159)Conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [1.7 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: An Inventory of Mollusca in potential SAC sites [16.6 MB]
Year: 1998
Author: Moorkens, E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.7 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report