Conservation status of species of European interest in lake and river ecosystems

Figure Created 12 Jul 2012 Published 18 Jul 2012 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
Statistics by region on the left, overall statistics on the right

European data


Additional information

  • Some 13 % of the conservation status assessments of lake and river-related species are favourable.
  • Sixty-six per cent of the assessments are unfavourable, of which 31 % are unfavourable-bad.
  • Some 21 % of the assessments are unknown.
  • The Pannonian and Boreal regions have the highest percentage of favourable assessments.

Geographical coverage: EU except Bulgaria and Romania; number of assessments in brackets.

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