Mullet/Blacksod Bay Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
000470
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Mayo
Coordinates
Latitude: 54.1772
Longitude: -9.95694

Features of Interest

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

Large shallow inlets and bays [1160]

Reefs [1170]

Salicornia and other annuals colonising mud and sand [1310]

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

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

Atlantic decalcified fixed dunes (Calluno-Ulicetea) [2150]

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition - type vegetation [3150]

Alkaline fens [7230]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000470.pdf [7.56 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000470.pdf [138 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000470.pdf [149 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 4 [11.27 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report