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ABER WRAC'H ABER BENOIT - Site d'importance communautaire (N2000, DHFF)

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  • Area:
    France
  • Name of MPA:
    ABER WRAC'H ABER BENOIT
  • Category:
    Site d'importance communautaire (N2000, DHFF)
  • Status:
    Designated
  • Year of creation:
    2007
  • WDPA ID : 555526140
  • WDPA PID : 555526140
  • Id. MNHN: FR5300017

General information

 
  • WDPA ID : 555526140
  • WDPA PID : 555526140
  • MNHN identifier: FR5300017
  • Name of MPA: ABER WRAC'H ABER BENOIT
  • Original name of MPA: Aber Wrac'h aber Benoît
  • Country: France
  • Area: France
  • Category: Site d'importance communautaire (N2000, DHFF)
  • Category in English: Site of community importance
  • Category type: international
  • IUCN Category:
  • Reported Marine Area: 213,55 km²
  • Reported total area: 227,14 km²
  • Calculated total area: 226,69 km²
  • Calculated marine area: 201,64 km²
  • Status: Designated
  • Year of creation: 2007
  • Management authority name: Communauté de Communes du Pays des Abers  
  • Management authority web site: http://www.cc-plabennec-abers.fr 
  • Member of the MPA Forum: No

  • Site conservation objectives/aims:
    • To maintain, conserve or restore biodiversity, natural heritage, habitats, species or landscapes with legal protection status
  • Additional conservation objectives/aims:
    • Data not reported

Regulatory texts of creation

 
    Not specified

Marine species and habitats

 

Warning : Non-exhaustive list of species and habitats with statuses, provided by the manager.

  • Inventory of marine species present with protection status
    • Species present
      Species under status
      Class WoRMS Code Species present
      (and which justified the designation )
      Actinopterygii 126281 Anguilla anguilla registration lists
        127380 Hippocampus hippocampus registration lists
        154776 Hippocampus guttulatus registration lists
      Mammalia 137076 Lutra lutra ( ) registration lists
        137080 Halichoerus grypus ( ) registration lists
        137094 Delphinus delphis registration lists
        137097 Globicephala melas registration lists
        137098 Grampus griseus registration lists
        137111 Tursiops truncatus ( ) registration lists
        137117 Phocoena phocoena ( ) registration lists
  • Inventory of marine habitats present with protection status
    • Present habitats (and which justified the designation )
      Espèces sous statut

      Habitats listed in Annex I to the 'Habitats' directive

      1210: Annual vegetation of drift lines ( )
      1330: Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) ( )
      1150: Coastal lagoons ( )
      1430: Halo-nitrophilous scrubs (Pegano-Salsoletea) ( )
      1160: Large shallow inlets and bays ( )
      1140: Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide ( )
      1220: Perennial vegetation of stony banks ( )
      1170: Reefs ( )
      1310: Salicornia and other annuals colonizing mud and sand ( )
      1110: Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time ( )
      1230: Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic Coasts ( )

      Habitats listed by the OSPAR Convention

      Zostera beds

Uses and activities

  • Human activities currently known to be occurring within the site:
    • Sports and water sports (at sea)
      • Swimming
      • Kitesurfing
      • Kayak/Canoe
      • Scuba diving
      • Walking
    • Navigation, sailing
      • Mooring, anchoring
    • Recreational fishing
      • Leisure shell fishing
      • Onboard recreational fishing
      • Spear fishing
    • Fish farming
      • Shellfish farming (e.g. oysters, mussels)
    • Military activities
    • Scientific Research

Governance

 
  • Governing body:Yes  
    • Comité de pilotage
      • Public administration = 19 %
      • Local citizens = 30 %
      • Scientists = 9 %
      • Professional fishermen = 4 %
      • Nature and environmental NGOs = 10 %
      • Leisure fishing representatives = 3 %
      • Water sports representatives (scuba diving, kayaking, motor yachting, jet skiing, windsurfing, kite surfing) = 4 %
      • Commercial aggregate extraction representatives = 1 %
      • Renewable energy representatives = 1 %
      • Fossil energy representatives = 0 %
      • Transport representatives (port, shipping) = 1 %
      • Tourism representatives = 1 %
      • Chasse, agriculture, algues marines, randonnée, vol libre = 13 %
  • Structure(s) responsible for implementing management measures, the management plan and taking regulatory decisions and measures
    • Comité de pilotage : No
    • National public authority: No
    • Regional or local public authority: Yes (Préfecture maritime de l'Atlantique, préfecture de région, préfecture de département)
    • International body : No

Resources (staff, equipment and financial)

 

Management plan

 
  • Number of management plan versions since the official designation of the MPA:  
  • Management plan #1
    • General information
      • Level of achievement of the management plan:

Regulation

 
  • Type of enforcement within the MPA:
    • Data not available
  • Human uses and activities in the MPA subject to regulations: None

Monitoring

  • Type of monitoring programs implemented:
    • Data not reported

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