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Marine Scotland - Review of Priority Marine Features Consultation

Now a closed consultation.

The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the scope of the project to improve the protection given to 11 Priority Marine Features outside Scotland’s Marine Protected Area network. The 11 habitats and species are a very important part of the marine ecosystem and provide a range of natural goods and services from which we all benefit.

For more information please go to the Scottish Government's consultation page.