Identifying Freshwater Creatures

 

Priority species (S41/42)

These are some of the UK’s rarest freshwater animals. They are protect by law and listed under section 41/42 of the 2006 Natural Environment and Rural Communities (NERC) Act. 

Amphibians/Reptiles

Invertebrates

Mammals

Other pond critters

Amphibians

Invertebrates

Fish and Birds