Development of river fish based ecological status assessment and classification methods in hydroecoregions Dinarids and Po Lowland; definition of river fish types

Določitev ribjih tipov vodotokov hidroekoregij


With the aim for ecological status assessment method development in Slovenia according to Water Framework Directive river fish types in hydroecoregions Dinarids and Po Lowland were defined. We defined fish types based on fish assemblages’ similarity. The characterization of fish assemblages (fish types) is the basis for defining reference conditions and developing fish based ecological status assessment method. The task was performed in cooperation with Fisheries Research Institute of Slovenia.

    About the project

    Contracting Authority

    Ministrstvo za okolje in prostor RS

    Project manager

    izr. prof. dr. Gorazd Urbanič

    Project staff

    dr. Samo Podgornik

    Duration of the project



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