Lough Owel SAC

Site Details

Site code
000688
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Westmeath
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.5732
Longitude: -7.39294

Qualifying Interests

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

Transition mires and quaking bogs [7140]

Alkaline fens [7230]

Austropotamobius pallipes (White-clawed Crayfish) [1092]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000688.pdf [4.8 MB]

Download Natura 2000 form

NF000688.pdf [87 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000688.pdf [132 KB]

Statutory Instrument

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2018/si/81/made/en

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: Irish Wildlife Manual No.70 - A survey of benthic macrophytes in three hard-water lakes: Lough Bunny, Lough Carra and Lough Owel [10.8 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: Roden,C.; Murphy,P.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
Cover image
Title: The vegetation of Irish Lakes. Part 2 [10.2 MB]
Year: 1984
Author: Heuff, H.
Series: Unpublished Report