Sander lucioperca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Report the species

Report Sander lucioperca to the National Museum of Natural History.

Status and distribution in Luxembourg

Distribution map of Sander lucioperca Linnaeus, 1758 in Luxembourg. Data source: Recorder-Lux, iNaturalist & GBIF, 2020-01-27.

The first documented occurrences of this fish species in Luxembourg date from 1894 (Moselle, probably near Ehnen in the municipality of Wormeldange) and 1898 (Sûre, near Moersdorf in the municipality of Mompach) (Feltgen 1902). In 2005, the species was found in four spots. Its most important populations are located in the Moselle and the Upper Sûre lake.

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: B2 (2+2+3+2) = Watch List (Ries et al. 2014: 199).


  • Administration de la Gestion de l’Eau (2010): Les poissons au Luxembourg, Cartographie des poissons, lamproies et écrevisses du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, 213 pp.
  • Feltgen, E. (1902): Vademecum des Luxemburger Fischereiliebhabers. – P. Worré-Mertens, Luxemburg: 148 S.
  • Moris, J.P., 1900. Ein Wort über den Zander (Lucioperca Sandra), und sein Vorkommen in unsern Flüssen. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 10: 131-132. [PDF 88 KB]
  • Ries, C., M. Pfeiffenschneider, Engel, E., J.-C. Heidt & M. Lauff, 2014. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of vertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 115: 195-201. [PDF 247 KB]

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