Freshwater Fish Species in Loire [France]

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Fish Species in Loire

Longest river in France. Rises in SE France; empties into Bay of Biscay by a wide estuary below Saint-Nazaire


[No. of Species listed in Fishbase.org=20]
Species Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic level Status
Abramis bjoerkna Cyprinidae demersal 36 TL 3.1 native
Acipenser sturio Acipenseridae demersal 350 TL 3.6 native
Alosa alosa Clupeidae pelagic 83 TL 3.6 native
Alosa fallax Clupeidae pelagic 74 TL 3.6 native
Ambloplites rupestris Centrarchidae demersal 43 TL 3.4 introduced
Chondrostoma nasus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 50 TL 2.0 native
Chondrostoma toxostoma Cyprinidae benthopelagic 30 TL 2.8 native
Cobitis taenia taenia Cobitidae benthopelagic 14 TL 3.5 native
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Cyprinidae benthopelagic 105 TL 2.0 introduced
Leuciscus idus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 76 TL 3.8 introduced
Lota lota Lotidae demersal 152 TL 4.0 native
Micropterus salmoides Centrarchidae benthopelagic 97 TL 3.8 introduced
Misgurnus fossilis Cobitidae demersal 30 TL 3.4 native
Petromyzon marinus Petromyzontidae demersal 120 TL 4.4 native
Platichthys flesus Pleuronectidae demersal 60 TL 3.5 native
Pseudorasbora parva Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11 TL 3.2 introduced
Salmo salar Salmonidae benthopelagic 150 TL 4.4 native
Silurus glanis Siluridae demersal 500 TL 4.4 native
Thymallus thymallus Salmonidae benthopelagic 60 TL 3.1 native
Tinca tinca Cyprinidae demersal 84 TL 3.5 native
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Page generated June 30, 2003 from Fishbase.org. Page created by: Jen, 15.11.01, last modified by Jen, 20.09.02.




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