Clew Bay Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
001482
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Mayo
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.8503
Longitude: -9.66194

Features of Interest

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

Coastal lagoons [1150]

Large shallow inlets and bays [1160]

Annual vegetation of drift lines [1210]

Perennial vegetation of stony banks [1220]

Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) [1330]

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

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

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles [91A0]

Vertigo geyeri (Geyer's Whorl Snail) [1013]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Phoca vitulina (Harbour Seal) [1365]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001482.pdf [6.18 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF001482.pdf [137 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001482.pdf [152 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: A survey of selected littoral and sublittoral sites in Clew Bay, Co. Mayo [2.90 MB]
Year: 1999
Author: Aquafact
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Monitoring and Condition Assessment of Populations of Vertigo geyeri, Vertigo angustior and Vertigo moulinsiana in Ireland [3.28 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Moorkens, E.A.; Killeen, I.J
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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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Series: Unpublished Report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: Harbour Seal Population Monitoring 2009-2012: Report No. 2 [2010] [1,017 KB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Harbour Seal Population Monitoring 2009-2012: Report No. 1 [2009] [873 KB]
Year: 2010
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Clew Bay Complex SAC (001482) Conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [932 KB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Clew Bay Complex SAC (001482) Conservation objectives supporting document - coastal habitats [Version 1] [4.19 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: A survey of intertidal sediment biotopes in estuaries in Ireland [4.70 MB]
Year: 1997
Author: Falvey, J.P.; Costello, M.J.; Dempsey, S.
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
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2006 [1.32 MB]
Year: 2007
Author: McCorry, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Surveys of sensitive subtidal benthic communities [3.97 MB]
Year: 2006
Author: MERC Consultants
Series: Unpublished Report