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IPA Factsheet - Isle of Cumbrae
Site code
CountryUnited Kingdom
Administrative regionScotland Strathclyde & Ayrshire (Ayrshire)
Central co-ordinates55o 46' N / 4o 55' W map
Altitude0 - 112

 Site Description

 Botanical Significance Noted for marine algae interest.

 General Habitat Description

Land use

Land use% CoverLevel

Threatened Species

Species NameIPA Assess.Species Assess.AbundanceData qualityCriteria

Botanical Richness

EUNIS level 2 code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.% of indicator speciesNo. SpeciesNational BiotopeData qualityCriteria
A1 Littoral rock & other hard substrates2007200000unknownB
A3 Sublittoral rock & other hard substrata2007200000unknownB

Threatened Habitats

IPA Habitat code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.AreaData qualityCriteria


DesignationProtected Area NameRelationship with IPAOverlap with IPA
Site of Special Scientific InterestBallochmartin Bayprotected area overlaps with IPA18
Site of Special Scientific InterestKames Bayprotected area overlaps with IPA5


TypeDescriptionYear startedYear finishes



 Conservation Issues

Contact Information

ContactContact Type