Garonne, Ariège, Hers, Salat, Pique et Neste

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR7301822)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1998
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Midi-Pyrénées (FR62), Languedoc-Roussillon (FR81)
  • Surface area: 101 km2 (10068.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine, Atlantic and Mediterranean biogeographical regions
  • It protects 28 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 23 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 (28)
Species group Number
Fishes 8
Invertebrates 9
Mammals 11

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 75.58
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 92.98
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 0.33
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 0.14
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 28.59
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 507.75
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 82.25
4030 European dry heaths 0.7
5110 Stable xero-thermophilous formations with Buxus sempervirens on rock slopes (Berberidion pp) 5.12
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 30.91
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 0.89
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 248.8
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 842.52
6520 Mountain hay meadows 101.34
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.68
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 0.02
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 17.73
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 4.36
8230 Siliceous rock with pioneer vegetation of the Sedo-Scleranthion or of the Sedo albi-Veronicion dillenii 0.34
8310 Caves not open to the public 2.72
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 14.28
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 1335.05
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 433.39

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
December 2004
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) May 2009
 
Date of Standard data form update April 2012

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