La Durance

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code FR9301589)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1997
  • Country: France
  • Administrative region: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (FR82)
  • Surface area: 159 km2 (15920.00 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Mediterranean biogeographical region
  • It protects 32 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 19 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 (32)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 8
Invertebrates 11
Mammals 11
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3140 Hard oligo-mesotrophic waters with benthic vegetation of Chara spp 1.6
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 47.86
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 31.91
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 15.95
3250 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Glaucium flavum 1388
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 15.95
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 223.36
3280 Constantly flowing Mediterranean rivers with Paspalo-Agrostidion species and hanging curtains of Salix and Populus alba 287.17
5210 Arborescent matorral with Juniperus spp 1.6
6220 Pseudo-steppe with grasses and annuals of the Thero-Brachypodietea 31.91
6420 Mediterranean tall humid grasslands of the Molinio-Holoschoenion 63.82
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 15.95
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 15.95
7240 Alpine pioneer formations of the Caricion bicoloris-atrofuscae 15.95
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 1.6
8310 Caves not open to the public 1.6
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 79.77
92A0 Salix alba and Populus alba galleries 4195.9
9340 Quercus ilex and Quercus rotundifolia forests 175.49

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 1997
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
March 2008
 
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) January 2014
 
Date of Standard data form update November 2017

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