Vallée du Tarn (de Brousse jusqu'aux gorges)

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7300847)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62)
  • Surface area: 37 km2 (3705.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 9 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 17 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (9)
Species group Number
Fishes 2
Invertebrates 5
Mammals 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 4.46
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 3.81
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 1.12
4030 European dry heaths 12.18
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 3.35
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 3.09
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 1.14
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 3
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 37.87
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.09
8150 Medio-European upland siliceous screes 6.16
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 4.49
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 11.43
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 5.99
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 4
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 4.69
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 37.13

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
December 1998
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
July 2006
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) April 2007
 
Date of Standard data form update May 2019

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