Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Cephalaspidomorphi > Order: Petromyzontiformes > Family: Petromyzontidae > Genus: Petromyzon > Species: Petromyzon marinus

Great sea lamprey - Petromyzon marinus Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Boreal - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 5 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 359 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • coastal
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
  • rivers and lakes
  • shelf
May also occur in
  • open ocean
Natura 2000 species code 1095

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE2016301 Germany Hamburgisches Wattenmeer Map
DE2026303 Germany Osterautal Map
DE2306301 Germany Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer Map
DE2424302 Germany Mühlenberger Loch/Neßsand Map
DE2526302 Germany Heuckenlock/Schweenssand Map
DE2527303 Germany Borghorster Elblandschaft Map
DE2627301 Germany Zollenspieker/Kiebitzbrack Map
DE2819301 Germany Untere Wümme Map
DE2935301 Germany Aland-Elbe-Niederung nördlich Seehausen Map
DE3036301 Germany Elbaue Beuster-Wahrenberg Map
DE3138301 Germany Elbaue Werben und Alte Elbe Kannenberg Map
DE3138302 Germany Havel nördlich Havelberg Map
DE3238302 Germany Elbaue zwischen Sandau und Schönhausen Map
DE3239301 Germany Untere Havel und Schollener See Map
DE3437302 Germany Elbaue zwischen Derben und Schönhausen Map
DE5208301 Germany Siegaue und Siegmündung Map
DE5210303 Germany Sieg Map
DE5914303 Germany Rheinniederung Mainz-Bingen Map
DE6416301 Germany Rheinniederung Ludwigshafen-Worms Map
DE6716301 Germany Rheinniederung Germersheim-Speyer Map
DE6816301 Germany Hördter Rheinaue Map
DE6915301 Germany Rheinniederung Neuburg-Wörth Map
DK008X188 Denmark Odense Å med Hågerup Å, Sallinge Å og Lindved Å Map
DK009X182 Denmark Vidå med tilløb, Rudbøl Sø og Magisterkogen Map
DK00AX175 Denmark Nørholm Hede, Nørholm Skov og Varde Å øst for Varde Map
DK00AX177 Denmark Sneum Å og Holsted Å Map
DK00AX178 Denmark Kongeå Map
DK00AX291 Denmark Alslev Ådal Map
DK00AY176 Denmark Vadehavet med Ribe Å, Tved Å og Varde Å vest for Varde Map
DK00CX160 Denmark Nissum Fjord Map
DK00CX161 Denmark Stadil Fjord og Vest Stadil Fjord Map
DK00CX162 Denmark Skjern Å Map
DK00CY163 Denmark Ringkøbing Fjord og Nymindestrømmen Map
DK00EX132 Denmark Hvidbjerg Å, Ove Sø og Ørum Sø Map
DK00EY124 Denmark Løgstør Bredning, Vejlerne og Bulbjerg Map
DK00FX113 Denmark Hirsholmene, havet vest herfor og Ellinge Å?s udløb Map
DK00FX114 Denmark Uggerby Klitplantage og Uggerby Å?s udløb Map
DK00FX115 Denmark Kærsgård Strand, Vandplasken og Liver Å Map
DK00FX120 Denmark Store Vildmose Map
DK00FX122 Denmark Ålborg Bugt, Randers Fjord og Mariager Fjord Map
DK00FX123 Denmark Nibe Bredning, Halkær Ådal og Sønderup Ådal Map
DK00FX126 Denmark Rold Skov, Lindenborg Ådal og Madum Sø Map
DK00FX318 Denmark Villestrup Ådal Map
ES0000020 Spain Delta de l'Ebre Map
ES0000049 Spain Los Alcornocales Map
ES0000085 Spain Ribadeo Map
ES0000086 Spain Ría de Ortigueira e Ladrido Map
ES0000087 Spain Complexo intermareal Umia - O Grove, A Lanzada, punta Carreirón e lagoa Bodeira Map
ES0000176 Spain Costa da Morte (Norte) Map
ES0000317 Spain Penarronda-Barayo Map
ES0000318 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map
ES0000319 Spain Ría de Ribadesella-Ría de Tinamayor Map
ES0000373 Spain Ría de Foz Map
ES0000375 Spain Esteiro do Miño Map
ES1110001 Spain Ortigueira - Mera Map
ES1110005 Spain Costa da Morte Map
ES1110007 Spain Betanzos - Mandeo Map
ES1110011 Spain Esteiro do Tambre Map
ES1110015 Spain Río Anllóns Map
ES1120002 Spain Río Eo Map
ES1120011 Spain Ría de Foz - Masma Map
ES1120012 Spain Río Landro Map
ES1120013 Spain Río Ouro Map
ES1140001 Spain Sistema fluvial Ulla - Deza Map
ES1140002 Spain Río Lérez Map
ES1140004 Spain Complexo Ons - O Grove Map
ES1140006 Spain Río Tea Map
ES1140007 Spain Baixo Miño Map
ES1200023 Spain Río Eo (Asturias) Map
ES1200025 Spain Río Navia Map
ES1200029 Spain Río Nalón Map
ES1200030 Spain Río Narcea Map
ES1200031 Spain Río Pigüeña Map
ES1200032 Spain Río Sella Map
ES1200033 Spain Río Las Cabras-Bedón Map
ES1200035 Spain Río Cares-Deva Map
ES1300003 Spain Rias occidentales y Duna de Oyambre Map
ES1300008 Spain Rio Deva Map
ES1300009 Spain Río Nansa Map
ES2120018 Spain Txingudi-Bidasoa Map
ES2200014 Spain Río Bidasoa Map
ES6120003 Spain Estuario del Río Guadiaro Map
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FR2300122 France Marais Vernier, Risle Maritime Map
FR2300132 France Bassin de l'Arques Map
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FR2300150 France Risle, Guiel, Charentonne Map
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IT8010028 Italy Foce Volturno - Variconi Map
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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) Except the Swedish populations http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) http://rac-spa.org/protocol

http://rac-spa.org/sites/def...sion_ig_19_12_en.pdf
Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic ("OSPAR Convention") (OSPAR Convention) http://www.ospar.org/content...240000_000000_000000
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention) http://www.helcom.fi/action-areas/species-and-habitats

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Amprea Spanish Fishbase
Amprega Spanish Fishbase
An loimpre mhara Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Buwahhal Maltese Fishbase
Chiscar de mare Romanian Fishbase
Chucladit Spanish Fishbase
Ferrêtimo Spanish Fishbase
Grande lamproie French Fishbase
Great sea lamprey English Fishbase
Green sea lamprey English Fishbase
Große Lamprete German Fishbase
Großes Neunauge German Fishbase
Havlampret Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Havniøje Danish Fishbase
Havniøye Norwegian Fishbase
Havsnejonöga Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kavall deti Albanian Fishbase
Lamparda French Fishbase
Lampardia Spanish Fishbase
Lampré French Fishbase
Lamprea Spanish Fishbase
Lamprea de mar Spanish Fishbase
Lamprea marina Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lampreda French Fishbase
Lampreda di mare Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lampreia Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lampreia Spanish Fishbase
Lampreia do mar Portuguese Fishbase
Lampreia-do-mar Portuguese Fishbase
Lampreia-marinha Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lampresa French Fishbase
Lamprete German Fishbase
Lamprey English Fishbase
Lampria French Fishbase
Lamproia French Fishbase
Lamproie Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Lamproie de mer French Fishbase
Lamproie marine French Fishbase
Lamprua French Fishbase
Llamprea Spanish Fishbase
Llampresa Spanish Fishbase
Llampresa de mar Spanish Fishbase
Marine lamprey English Fishbase
Meerneunauge German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Merinahkiainen Finnish Fishbase
Mihule morská Czech Fishbase
Minóg morski Polish Fishbase
Morska paklara Serbian Fishbase
Morskaja minoga Russian Fishbase
Morskaya minoga Russian Fishbase
Morski piskor Slovenian Fishbase
Nannie nine eyes English Fishbase
Pegatimôn Spanish Fishbase
Pesciu pece French Fishbase
Peshk kavall Albanian Fishbase
Qalfat Maltese Fishbase
Sangisug Maltese Fishbase
Sangisug? Maltese Fishbase
Sea lamprey English Fishbase
Seelamprete German Fishbase
Set-ulls French Fishbase
Stone sucker English Fishbase
Suchja pece French Fishbase
Sæsteinsuga Icelandic Fishbase
Xuclador Spanish Fishbase
Zeeprik Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Ammocoetes bicolor Le Sueur, 1818
Bathymyzon bairdii Gill, 1884
Lampetra marina Malm, 1863
Oceanomyzon wilsoni Fowler, 1988
Petromyzon americanus Le Sueur, 1818
Petromyzon concolor Wright, 1892
Petromyzon maculosus Gronow, 1854
Petromyzon nigricans Le Sueur, 1818
Petromyzon ruber Lacepède, 1800
Petromyzon lampetra Pallas, 1814
Petromyzon adriaticus Chiereghini, 1847
Petromyzon marinus dorsatus Wilder, 1883
Petromyzon maximus Cuvier, 1816
Batymyzon bairdii (Gill, 1883)
Petromyzon marinus unicolor Gage, 1928
Petromyzon adriaticus Nardo, 1847
Petromyzon bairdii Gill, 1883

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

28 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-12-15 Portugal PT_Habitats_2013_2014_correct file habides_export.xml
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Aquitaine
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Centre Val de Loire
2015-11-03 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2011 Dérogations région Aquitaine
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 AQUITAINE-habides_export_habitats.xml
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2014-10-29 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2013-12-29 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2013 SE_species_reports-131230-111623.xml
2013-12-09 Portugal PT_Habitats_2011_2012 PT_Habitats_2011_2012
2013-12-08 Poland Habitats Directive Art. 17 Report PL_species_reports.xml
2013-12-03 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2013-10-10 United Kingdom Habitats Directive Article 17 2013 2nd submission UK GB_species_reports-13925-15297.xml
2013-09-18 Portugal Relatorio nacional sobre a implementacao da Directiva Habitats 2013 PT_species_reports.xml
2013-09-16 Belgium Second Release Art17 Belgium BE_species_reports-13916-154440.xml
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Petromyzon marinus
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Petromyzon marinus
2008-03-16 Netherlands NL Report HR 2007 Petromyzon marinus
2008-03-04 Italy Italy Petromyzon marinus
2008-02-27 France rapport France Petromyzon marinus
2008-02-25 Denmark DK Species questionnaire for Petromyzon marinus
2008-02-24 United Kingdom UK_submission Petromyzon marinus
2008-02-24 Portugal Relatório nacional sobre a implementação da Directiva Habitats Species questionnaire for Petromyzon marinus
2008-02-21 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Petromyzon marinus
2008-01-15 Belgium Natura 2000 habitat report Species questionnaire for Petromyzon marinus
2008-01-10 Ireland Habitats Directive Article 17 report Petromyzon marinus
2007-10-01 Poland Report on Implementation Measures Species questionnaire for Petromyzon marinus

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

21 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Zachodniopomorskie 2012-04-06 2014-12-31 Unknown number of by-catch. Collecting dead specimens. None, because fish came from by-catch.
Warminsko-Mazurskie 2012-04-06 2014-12-31 Unknown number of by-catch. Collecting dead specimens. None, because fish came from by-catch.
Pomorskie 2012-04-06 2014-12-31 Unknown number of by-catch. Collecting dead specimens. None, because fish came from by-catch.
Warminsko-Mazurskie 2012-02-28 2015-12-31 Unknown number of local population. Capture None, becouse fish were not killed and were released immediately after the measurements.
Warminsko-Mazurskie 2012-02-28 2015-12-31 Unknown number of local population. Capture for keeping in captivity None, becouse fish were not killed and were released immediately after the measurements.
Pomorskie 2012-02-28 2015-12-31 Unknown number of local population. Capture None, becouse fish were not killed and were released immediately after the measurements.
Pomorskie 2012-02-28 2015-12-31 Unknown number of local population. Capture for keeping in captivity None, becouse fish were not killed and were released immediately after the measurements.
Lódzkie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Lódzkie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
Mazowieckie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Mazowieckie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
Malopolskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Malopolskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
Lubelskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Lubelskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
Zachodniopomorskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Zachodniopomorskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
Warminsko-Mazurskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Warminsko-Mazurskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
Pomorskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Capture None.
Pomorskie 2011-03-31 2018-12-31 From 5 to 1000 specimens depending on species. Killing None.
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