When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.
Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site
Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site
|3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation|
Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site
|1092 White-clawed (or Atlantic stream) crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes|
|The Kent is a river of upland character in southern Cumbria. Densities of white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes are very high throughout much of the Kent system (particularly in the tributaries), perhaps higher than anywhere else in England.|
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
|1029 Freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera|
|1163 Bullhead Cottus gobio|
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