Inter-tidal Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs)

What is it: 

Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) are those areas of land and water (to the seaward limits of local authority areas or MLWS) that Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) considers to best represent our natural heritage - its diversity of plants, animals and habitats, rocks and landforms, or a combinations of such natural features.

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An intertidal seagrass bed at Cuthill Sands in the Dornoch Firth - Copyright SNH