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Sable Island Bank

Sable Island Bank is proposed as a Tier 2 site for the Marine Conservation Network in the Scotian Shelf-Bay of Fundy Bioregion.

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Sable Island Bank is located approximately 75 km west of Sable Island. It includes a small portion of both Sable Island Bank and Western Bank. This site is immediately east of the Western/Emerald Banks Marine Refuge.

Map of proposed Sable Island Bank network site

Map of proposed Sable Island Bank network site

Simplified site coordinates

Boundaries are preliminary and subject to change following the public engagement.

Point Latitude Longitude Description
1 44°16' 11.5" N 61°17' 59.5" W Starting at point 1 on the northwest side of the site
2 44°16' 25.8" N 61°3' 50.2" W Connect to point 2, east of point 1
3 43°29' 43.5" N 61°3' 33.3" W Connect to point 3, south of point 2
4 43°30' 0.5" N 61°18' 0.7" W Connect to point 4, east of point 3 and connect point 4 to point 1


1 648 km2



This area supports species, including:


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