Marine SACs/European Marine Sites

The UK Marine Protected Areas Centre
UK Marine SACs Project
Sound of Arisaig
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast
Loch nam Madadh (North Uist)
Papa Stour (Shetland)
Moray Firth
Solway Firth

Relevant Environmental Legislation and Policy

Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994 (The Habitats Regulations)

Scottish Office Guidance on the Implementation of the Habitats and Birds Directives

The Inshore Fishing (Prohibited Methods of Fishing) (Loch Creran) Order 2007

The Inshore Fishing (Prohibited Methods of Fishing) (Firth of Lorn) (No. 2) Order 2007

Marine Information

The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLin)
Marine Conservation Society
UK Biodiversity
Fisheries Research Service
Hebridean Whale & Dolphin Trust
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Scottish Association for Marine Science
Scottish Coastal Forum
Sea Mammal Research Unit

Relevant & Competent Authorities for the Argyll SACs

Argyll & Bute Council
Awe & Creran District Salmon Fishery Boards
Forestry Commission Scotland
Northern Lighthouse Board
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Scottish Executive Environment & Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD)
Scottish Executive (Ports and Harbours)
Scottish Natural Heritage
Scottish Water
The Crown Estate

Other useful links:

Argyll, the Isles, Loch Lomond, Stirling & Trossachs Tourist Board
Great British Marine Animals (Paul Naylor)
Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary
The Hebridean Trust
WHELK Leader +
The UK Marine Protected Areas Centre
Argyll Fisheries Trust