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Nature Conservation MPA Network Map

The Scottish protected areas network has grown considerably since the early 1990s with 185 sites contributing to the Scottish protected areas network in 2016, as demonstrated in the map below. The 31 MPAs will be incorporated into the National Marine Plan and represented in National Marine Plan interactive alongside existing protected areas.

More detail can be found on the individual designation pages.

MPA Network map 2017



Designated MPA Co-Ordinates

Downloadable document:

Title:Nature Conservation MPA Network Map
Description:Map of the Scottish MPA Network
File:MPA 2014 Coordinates [XLSX, 31.6 kb: 22 Jul 2014]
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MPA GIS Shape Files

The GIS Shape files for both the Inshore and Offshore MPAs are externally hosted on the SNH Natural Spaces pages.