Species listed as Features of Conservation Interest (FOCI)

Features of Conservation Interest (or Marine Conservation Zone Features) are marine features that are particularly threatened, rare, or declining species and habitats.  They were chosen to focus the process used to identify Marine Conservation Zones in England and Wales, and are listed in the Ecological Network Guidance (ENG) (NE & JNCC, 2010).  Available MarLIN information on FOCI Species (SOCI) is listed below and based on species listed in the ENG (Table 12).

Species Shotlist