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Skene, Loch of

General Information

Description The Loch of Skene is a shallow, nutrient-rich freshwater lake fringed by reedbeds.
Country United Kingdom
Latitude 57° 9' 0" (57.1500)
Longitude -2° 21' 0" (-2.3500)

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Fresh
Permanent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description Skene holds international important numbers of wintering swans and geese and nationally important numbers of Bucephala clangula and Mergus merganser.
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
Ramsar Site
Species of Concern

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities

Additional Data Sources

Duker, L. and L. Borre. 2001. Biodiversity conservation of the world's lakes: a preliminary framework for identifying priorities. LakeNet Report Series Number 2. Annapolis, Maryland USA.

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