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KOBBERHAGE KYSTAREALER - Marine protected area (OSPAR )

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  • Country:
    Denmark
  • Name of MPA:
    KOBBERHAGE KYSTAREALER
  • Designation in national language:
    Marine protected area (OSPAR )
  • Status:
    Designated
  • Status year:
    2009
  • WDPA ID::
    555557051
  • WDPA PID::
    555557051
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General information

  • WDPA ID : 555557051
  • WDPA PID : 555557051
  • Name of MPA: KOBBERHAGE KYSTAREALER
  • Original name of MPA: Kobberhage kystarealer
  • Country: Denmark
  • Designation in national language: Marine protected area (OSPAR )
  • Designation in English: Marine protected area (OSPAR )
  • Designation type: international
  • IUCN Category: Not applicable
  • Reported marine area: Not specified
  • Calculated marine area: 0,00 km²
  • Status: Designated
  • Status year: 2009
  • OSPAR region:
  • Management authority name: Environmental Protection Agency
  • Management authority web site: www.mst.dk

  • OSPAR conservation objectives/aims:
    • Protect, conserve and restore species, habitats and ecological processes which have been adversely affected by human activities
    • Prevent degradation of, and damage to, species, habitats and ecological processes, following the precautionary principle
    • Protect and conserve areas that best represent the range of species, habitats and ecological processes in the maritime area
  • 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

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 Data not reported
  • 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

      1170: Reefs ( )
      1110: Sandbanks which are slightly covered by sea water all the time ( )

      EUNIS habitats

      A5.2 Sublittoral sand
      A5.4 Sublittoral mixed sediments

Uses and activities

  • Human activities currently known to be occurring within the site:

Governance

  • Governing body:Data not reported
    • Structure(s) responsible for implementing management measures, the management plan and taking regulatory decisions and measures
      • National public authority: Data not reported
      • Regional or local public authority: No
      • International body : Data not reported

    Resources (staff, equipment and financial)

    • Number of permanent staff: Data not reported
    • Number of seasonal staff: Data not reported
    • Annual full-time equivalents: Data not reported
    • Number of MPA staff empowered to enforce the MPA regulations: Data not reported
    • Equipment and facilities available
      • Data not reported
    • Average total annual budget over the last 5 years: Data not reported euros
    • Average annual operating budget over the last 5 years: Data not reported euros
    • Average annual equipment budget over the last 5 years: Data not reported euros
    • Average annual external support budget over the last 5 years: Data not reported euros
    • Funding sources:
      • Data not reported

    Management plan

    • Is the MPA management documented? Yes
    • Are the measures to achieve the conservation objectives being implemented? Partial
    • Is monitoring in place to assess if measures are working? Yes
    • Is the MPA moving towards or has reached its conservation objectives? No response
    • Number of management plan versions since the official designation of the MPA: 2
    • Management plan #1
      • Level of achievement of the management plan: Is implemented
      • Date of start of validity the 1st management document: 01/01/2010
      • Date of start of validity of the current management document: 01/01/2016
      • Official duration of management plan implementation. 6 years
      • Duration of the management plan preparation and drafting: 24 months

    Regulation

    • National legal status:
      • International legal status:
        • Type of enforcement within the MPA:
          • All new plans and projects must obtain permission which is only granted if an evaluation can conclude that the plan will have no adverse consequences on the species and habitats the site is designated for.
        • Human uses and activities in the MPA subject to regulations:
        Human uses and activities in the MPA subject to regulations.
         Regulated Permanent
          Professional bivalve dredging
          Pisciculture (fish farming)
          Shellfish farming (e.g. oysters, mussels)
          Extraction of non-living resources (e.g. aggregates, oil and gas, etc.)
          Energy production

        Monitoring

        • Type of monitoring programs implemented:
          • Regular monitoring programme concerning habitats
            Espèces sous statut

            Habitats regularly monitored (Entity responsible for monitoring)

            1170: Reefs (MPA management authority/organisation)

        OSPAR criteria for designation

        • Ecological significance:
          • A high natural biological productivity of the species or features being represented
        • Level of importance of the biological diversity: Data not reported
        • Level of representativity: Data not reported
        • Level of sensitivity: Data not reported
        • Level of naturalness: Data not reported
        • Potential for restoration: Data not reported
        • Degree of MPA acceptance by stakeholders: Data not reported
        • Potential for success of management measures: Data not reported
        • Potential future damage to the area by human activities: Data not reported
        • Scientific value Data not reported

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          updated on 17/02/2016