The naiads of Grand-Est region: state of knowledge and perspectives
The freshwater mussels of order of Unionida Gray, 1854 are considered as ecosystem engineers in freshwater ecosystems and are amongst the most imperiled world-wide fauna. In the French Grand-Est region, eleven species occur. On the basis of contemporary data collected and several old date (1800), a database of 1200 sites has been built, on which a synthesis of occurrence of each species has been mapped and commented. Bias and futures perspectives are discussed in the light of the needs of conservation for a better consideration of these species in local environmental policies.
LAMAND F. & CUCHERAT X. 2021. — Les Naïades de la région Grand-Est : état des connaissances et perspectives, in Léonard L. (éd.), Colloque national de malacologie continentale, Nantes, 6 et 7 décembre 2018. Naturae 2021 (6): 65-78. https://doi.org/10.5852/naturae2021a6