Lampetra fluviatilis in France
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations restricted Ref. Keith, P. and J. Allardi (coords.), 2001
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance occasional (usually not seen) Ref. Billard, R., 1997

Present in all basins but is presently diminishing in number; very popular but no longer fished because it is becoming rare (Ref. 30578). Known from Rhine (rare), Loire, Gironde-Garonne-Dordogne basin (Ref. 51442). Atlantic Sea Basin: Garonne and Dordogne rivers; Mediterranean Sea Basin: Rhône River (Ref. 89241). Adour river, and very likely in small coastal rivers of Brittany (Ref. 40476). Likely to benefit from an environmental regulation (Ref. 2163). In "Annexe II et V de la Directive Habitats-faune-flore". After the "Arrêté de Biotope, 8 Dec. 1998", its biotope may be protected (Ref. 40476).

Status of threat: Vulnerable (Ref. 11941, 74334).

Not signaled in the southern part of France in Ref. 59043 (or only extirptaed at the Italian border). Data to be checked.

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( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Hilomen, Teresa
Checked by Busson, Frédéric
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