Lower River Suir SAC

Site Details

Site code
002137
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Kilkenny
Tipperary
Waterford
Coordinates
Latitude: 52.4819
Longitude: -7.51111

Features of Interest

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

Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) [1410]

Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation [3260]

Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels [6430]

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

Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) [91E0]

Taxus baccata woods of the British Isles [91J0]

Margaritifera margaritifera (Freshwater Pearl Mussel) [1029]

Austropotamobius pallipes (White-clawed Crayfish) [1092]

Petromyzon marinus (Sea Lamprey) [1095]

Lampetra planeri (Brook Lamprey) [1096]

Lampetra fluviatilis (River Lamprey) [1099]

Alosa fallax fallax (Twaite Shad) [1103]

Salmo salar (Salmon) [1106]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002137.pdf [6.41 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002137.pdf [141 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002137.pdf [156 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 5 [8.10 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report