Database release:
SDF
NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

B

1.2 Site code

FR7300839

1.3 Site name

Grotte du Ker de Massat

1.4 First Compilation date

1996-01

1.5 Update date

2012-11

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Ministère de la Transition écologique - DGALN/DEB/SDET/ET5
Address:               
Email:en3.en.deb.dgaln@developpement-durable.gouv.fr

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:2002-05
Date site confirmed as SCI:2003-12
Date site designated as SAC:2007-04
National legal reference of SAC designation:http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/jo_pdf.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000000821154
Explanation(s):Mise à jour du FSD suite à la validation du DOCOB le 20 Juin 2012. La partie habitat a été validé par le CBN

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:1.324590
Latitude:42.900000

2.2 Area [ha]

1.0000

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km] (optional):


No information provided

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
FR62Midi-Pyrénées

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Alpine (100.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
6210  info      0.09  0.00 
8210  info      0.02  0.00 
8310  info      3.00 
9180  info  X     0.8  0.00 
91E0  info  X     0.09  0.00 
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
I1092Austropotamobius pallipes        DD 
M1308Barbastella barbastellus   
M1308Barbastella barbastellus    15  15 
F1163Cottus gobio        DD 
M1301Galemys pyrenaicus        DD 
F1096Lampetra planeri        DD 
I1083Lucanus cervus        DD 
M1355Lutra lutra        DD 
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii    1250  1250  bfemales 
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii   
M1310Miniopterus schreibersii    300  300 
M1307Myotis blythii    400  400  bfemales 
M1307Myotis blythii   
M1307Myotis blythii    210  210 
M1321Myotis emarginatus        DD 
M1324Myotis myotis   
M1324Myotis myotis    400  400 
M1324Myotis myotis    210  210 
M1305Rhinolophus euryale    20  20 
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum   
M1304Rhinolophus ferrumequinum    50  50 
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros    31  31 
M1303Rhinolophus hipposideros   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)

Species

Population in the site

Motivation

Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
Blaniulus lorifer                     
1327Eptesicus serotinus                   
1311Hypsugo savii                   
5003Myotis alcathoe                   
1320Myotis brandtii                   
1314Myotis daubentonii (Kuhl, 1817)               
1330Myotis mystacinus (Kuhl, 1817)               
1322Myotis nattereri (Kuhl, 1817)               
1331Nyctalus leisleri                   
2016Pipistrellus kuhlii                   
1326Plecotus auritus (Linnaeus, 1758)               
1333Tadarida teniotis                   
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N063.00
N083.00
N092.00
N1688.00
N221.00
N233.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Gisement archéologique et présence de gravures paléolithiques. Grotte présentant des habitats terrestres (éboulis, plancher stalagmitique, concrétions) et des habitats aquatiques (ruisseau souterrain, karst noyé, suintement). Forte liée au dérangement humain.

4.2 Quality and importance

Colonie de reproduction de chauves souris (Petit Murin et Minioptère de Schreibers) et peuplement d'invertébrés troglophiles endémiques. Reproduction ancienne (années 40-50) du Murin de Capaccini, aujourd'hui disparu.

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LA01o
MA04.03o
LA07o
LA10o
LB02.03o
LB02.04o
MF03.02o
HG05.01i
LK03.05o
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
LA03o
LA04o

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

4.4 Ownership (optional)


No information provided

4.5 Documentation (optional)

Diren Midi-Pyrénées, Laboratoire de Moulis, novembre 2002 - Projet de réserve naturelle souterraine de l'Ariège. 239 pages - Préfecture de l'Ariège.

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level (optional):

Code Cover [%]
FR00100.00
FR05100.00
FR15100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites (optional):

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
FR05Grotte de la Campagnole, ker de Massat100.00

5.3 Site designation (optional)


No information provided

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:


No information provided

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: DOCUMENT D'OBJECTIFS des zones spéciales de conservation "GROTTE D'ALIOU" FR7300835 "GROTTE DE MONTSERON" FR7300838 "GROTTE DU KER DE MASSAT" FR7300839 "GROTTE DE TOURTOUSE" Fr7300840
Link: http://natura2000.mnhn.fr/uploads/doc/PRODBIOTOP/1128_d_DOCOB084.pdf

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

Mesures de conservation : Un programme de 14 fiches-actions propose des contrats au niveau des agriculteurs ou des propriétaires forestiers afin d'accompagner des activités humaines et d'encourager la gestion des milieux importants pour les chauves-so

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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