Tor Bay Harbour

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Vessel Interaction in Tor Bay Harbour

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We work closely with the Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust and the Community Seagrass Initiative to help restore and protect Tor Bay's seagrass beds for the future.

What is Seagrass?

Why is it important?

Seagrass beds are now quite rare, once they covered large areas around our coasts but they suffered a severe decline in the 1930s due to a 'wasting disease', unfortunately their recovery from this has been very poor. Because of their importance to marine life and coastal processes and their vulnerability seagrass beds are considered of national importance.

Locations

Torbay's seagrass beds are at the following locations: