This inshore marine conservation zone (MCZ) was designated on 21 November 2013.
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Torbay MCZ is an inshore site located in the south west of the UK. The site covers an area of coastline in South Devon between Oddicombe Beach and Sharkham Point, protecting a total area of approximately 20 km2. Beginning at the coastline, the boundary extends between 1 to 2.5km out to sea and includes Hope’s Nose near Torquay and Berry Head near Brixham.
January 2016: A new feature has been added to this site. This is because we have new evidence to support their designation.
Published: 21 November 2013
Updated: 21 January 2016
- Added the amended designation order.
- First published.