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Marine Conservation Zones: The Needles

Information about the Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) designation at The Needles, in Southern England.

Documents

The Needles MCZ: 2016 designation map

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The Needles MCZ: feature map

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The Needles MCZ: factsheet

The Needles MCZ: 2016 designation order

Details

This inshore Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) was announced on 17 January 2016.

The Needles MCZ is an inshore site that covers the stretch of Solent adjacent to the northwest side of the Isle of Wight to just south of the Needles, and includes a series of sheltered bays. This site covers an area of 11 km².

Published 17 January 2016
Last updated 18 January 2016 + show all updates
  1. Designation order added.
  2. First published.