Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Cephalaspidomorphi > Order: Petromyzontiformes > Family: Petromyzontidae > Genus: Eudontomyzon > Species: Eudontomyzon danfordi

Carpathian Brook Lamprey - Eudontomyzon danfordi Regan, 1911

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 33 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 4123


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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
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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 2013-2018 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
ROSCI0125 Romania Munții Rodnei Map
ROSCI0236 Romania Strei - Hațeg Map
ROSCI0085 Romania Frumoasa Map
ROSCI0126 Romania Munții Țarcu Map
ROSCI0264 Romania Valea Izei și Dealul Solovan Map
ROSCI0124 Romania Munții Maramureșului Map
ROSCI0232 Romania Someșul Mare Superior Map
ROSCI0217 Romania Retezat Map
ROSCI0002 Romania Apuseni Map
SKUEV0112 Slovakia Slovensky raj Map
ROSCI0032 Romania Cheile Rudăriei Map
ROSCI0251 Romania Tisa Superioară Map
ROSCI0031 Romania Cheile Nerei - Beușnița Map
ROSCI0069 Romania Domogled - Valea Cernei Map
ROSCI0007 Romania Bazinul Ciucului de Jos Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
SKUEV0233 Slovakia Sutok Udavy s Ilovnicou Map
ROSCI0263 Romania Valea Ierii Map
ROSCI0087 Romania Grădiștea Muncelului - Cioclovina Map
SKUEV0285 Slovakia Aluvium Murana Map
SKUEV0003 Slovakia Rimava Map
SKUEV0290 Slovakia Horny tok Hornadu Map
ROSCI0233 Romania Someșul Rece Map
ROSCI0051 Romania Cușma Map
ROSCI0062 Romania Defileul Crișului Repede - Pădurea Craiului Map
ROSCI0385 Romania Râul Timiș între Rusca și Prisaca Map
ROSCI0323 Romania Munții Ciucului Map
ROSCI0298 Romania Defileul Crișului Alb Map
ROSCI0297 Romania Dealurile Târnavei Mici - Bicheș Map
SKUEV0759 Slovakia Horny tok Chotcianky Map
SKUEV0943 Slovakia Livovska jelsina Map
SKUEV0939 Slovakia Horny tok Ondavy Map
SKUEV0928 Slovakia Stredny tok Hornadu Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Carpathian Brook Lamprey English Fishbase
Chiscar Romanian Fishbase
Cicar Romanian Fishbase
Donau-Neunauge German Fishbase
Donaulampret Danish Fishbase
Donauneunauge German Fishbase
Dunavska paklara Serbian Fishbase
Dunavski piskur Slovenian Fishbase
Karpatskaja minoga Russian Fishbase
Lampreia-do-Danúbio Portuguese Fishbase
Lamproie du Danube French Fishbase
Minóg dunajski Polish Fishbase
Tiszai ingola Hungarian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Lampetra minor Grossinger, 1794
Lampetra bergi Vladykov, 1925
Lampetra gracilis Kux, 1967
Lampetra danfordi (Regan, 1911)
Petromyzon danfordi (Regan, 1911)
Eudontomyzon gracilis (Kux, 1965)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100