New Inner Sound MPA to protect flapper skate

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On 10th March, an urgent Marine Protected Area in the Inner Sound of Skye was designated to protect the critically endangered flapper skate.  Local divers and creelers had previously identified a significant number of skate eggs in this location.

Skye and Lochalsh Environment Forum would like to thank the following organisations for their support:
Scottish Natural Heritage
The European Agriculture fund for Rural Development. Europe investing in rural areas
The Highland Council
The Scottish Government
Skye & Lochalsh Environment Forum, The Old Police Station, Isleornsay, Sleat, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV43 8QR

Skye and Lochalsh Environment Forum is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC040820).

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