Meeting on the results of the assessment of fish species

Within the framework of the LIFE FOR SPECIES project (Endangered Species in Latvia: Improved Knowledge and Capacity, Information Flow, and Understanding), from 2021 to July 2023, an evaluation of the endangered species of fish and determination of their extinction risk level was conducted. This was done using the methodology and criteria developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN,; a summary in Latvian is available here). The work was carried out as part of the project's B.1 activity "Re-evaluation of species protection status and preparation of the endangered species list using IUCN criteria."

To introduce stakeholders to the results of the fish species evaluation, a public meeting is planned for August 31st at 10:00 AM (on Zoom platform).

The agenda includes:

  • An informative presentation on the progress and principles of the fish species endangerment evaluation by J.Bajinskis, fish species expert.
  • Evaluation results of freshwater fish species by J.Bajinskis, fish species expert.
  • Evaluation results of marine fish species by J.Gruduls, fish species expert.
  • Questions and discussion.

The expected duration of the meeting is up to two hours.

To participate in the meeting, please fill out the application by August 29th here.

A link to the meeting will be sent to the email address you provide before the meeting.

51 fish species were selected and evaluated in the project. The results are available here.

We invite stakeholders to familiarize themselves with the results of the fish species evaluation and send comments and questions before the meeting by writing to the email

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