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SELLIGRUNNEN - Marint verneområde (OSPAR)

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  • Country:
    Norway
  • Name of MPA:
    SELLIGRUNNEN
  • Designation in national language:
    Marint verneområde (OSPAR)
  • Status:
    Designated
  • Status year:
    2005
  • WDPA ID::
    555557155
  • WDPA PID::
    555557155
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General information

  • WDPA ID : 555557155
  • WDPA PID : 555557155
  • Name of MPA: SELLIGRUNNEN
  • Original name of MPA: Selligrunnen
  • Country: Norway
  • Designation in national language: Marint verneområde (OSPAR)
  • Designation in English: Marine protected area (OSPAR )
  • Designation type: international
  • IUCN Category: Not applicable
  • Reported marine area: Not specified
  • Calculated marine area: 0,66 km²
  • Status: Designated
  • Status year: 2005
  • OSPAR region: Arctic Waters
  • Management authority name: County Governor of Nord-Trøndelag
  • Management authority web site: http://www.fylkesmannen.no/Nord-Trondelag/

  • OSPAR conservation objectives/aims: Data not reported
  • Site conservation objectives/aims:
    • To maintain, conserve or restore biodiversity, natural heritage, habitats, species or landscapes with legal protection status
    • To maintain key ecological functions (spawning areas, nursery grounds, feeding zones, resting areas, areas of high productivity, etc.)
    • To foster scientific research
  • 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 by the OSPAR Convention

      Lophelia pertusa reefs ( )

Uses and activities

  • Human activities currently known to be occurring within the site:
    • Activities on the coast
      • Picking
    • Navigation, sailing
      • Mooring, anchoring
    • Fish farming
      • Pisciculture (fish farming)
    • Extraction / deposit
      • Extraction of non-living resources (e.g. aggregates, oil and gas, etc.)
    • Energy production

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: Yes (Norwegian Environment Agency)
      • Regional or local public authority: Yes (County Governor of Nord-Trøndelag)
      • International body : No

    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? No response
    • Are the measures to achieve the conservation objectives being implemented? No response
    • Is monitoring in place to assess if measures are working? No response
    • 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:

    Regulation

    • National legal status:
      • International legal status:
        • Type of enforcement within the MPA:
          • Data not reported
        • Human uses and activities in the MPA subject to regulations:
        Human uses and activities in the MPA subject to regulations.
         Prohibited Permanent
          Picking
          Mooring, anchoring
          Pisciculture (fish farming)
          Extraction of non-living resources (e.g. aggregates, oil and gas, etc.)
          Energy production

        Monitoring

        • Type of monitoring programs implemented:
          • Data not reported

        OSPAR criteria for designation

        • Ecological significance:
          • Important nursery, juvenile, or spawning areas
          • A high natural biological productivity of the species or features being represented
        • Level of importance of the biological diversity: High
        • Level of representativity: High
        • Level of sensitivity: Very high / Outstanding
        • Level of naturalness: High
        • Potential for restoration: Medium
        • Degree of MPA acceptance by stakeholders: Very high / Outstanding
        • Potential for success of management measures: High
        • Potential future damage to the area by human activities: Medium
        • Scientific value High

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          updated on 17/02/2016