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Impacts of invasive alien marine species on ecosystem services and biodiversity: a pan-European review.
Stelios Katsanevakis*, Inger Wallentinus, Argyro Zenetos, Erkki Leppakoski, Melih Ertan Cinar, Bayram Ozturk, Michal Grabowski, Daniel Golani and Ana Cristina Cardoso European Commission, JointExpand
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Assessing the Risks of Aquatic Species Invasions via European Inland Waterways: From Concepts to Environmental Indicators
Abstract EDITOR'S NOTE: This is 1 of 12 papers prepared by participants attending the workshop “Risk Assessment in European River Basins–State of the Art and Future Challenges” held in Liepzig,Expand
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Global diversity of amphipods (Amphipoda; Crustacea) in freshwater
Amphipods are brooding peracaridan crustaceans whose young undergo direct development, with no independent larval dispersal stage. Most species are epibenthic, benthic, or subterranean. There areExpand
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How to be an invasive gammarid (Amphipoda: Gammaroidea)–comparison of life history traits
About six life history and two ecological traits of gammarid species occurring in Central European waters were compared in order to identify the characters of successful invader. The species were (1)Expand
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The profile of a 'perfect' invader - the case of killer shrimp, Dikerogammarus villosus
The ‘killer shrimp’, Dikerogammarus villosus, has been recognised as one of the 100 worst alien species in Europe, in terms of negative impacts on the biodiversity and functioning of invadedExpand
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Salinity-related distribution of alien amphipods in rivers provides refugia for native species
There are numerous papers upon the range extension, biology and the impact of alien amphipods upon the local fauna. However, there are no studies concerning the alien versus native speciesExpand
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Assessment of biocontamination of benthic macroinvertebrate communities in European inland waterways
Introductions of alien species, regardless of their actual or potential impacts, can be considered as a biocontamination of the ecosystem. A simple method to assess biocontamination is described andExpand
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Invasions of alien gammarid species and retreat of natives in the Vistula Lagoon (Baltic Sea, Poland)
During the last decades of the twentieth century, the alien gammarid species Gammarus tigrinus, Dikerogammarus haemobaphes, Pontogammarus robustoides and Obesogammarus crassus invaded the lowerExpand
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Rapid colonization of the Polish Baltic coast by an Atlantic palaemonid shrimp Palaemon elegans Rathke, 1837
The Baltic palaemonid fauna comprises four species: Palaemonetes varians, Palaemon adspersus and two newcomers, P. elegans and P. longirostris. The first three species have been reported from PolishExpand
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Recent drastic changes in the gammarid fauna (Crustacea, Amphipoda) of the Vistula River deltaic system in Poland caused by alien invaders
During the last decade of 20th century, the nonindigenous gammarid species Gammarus tigrinus, Dikerogammarus haemobaphes, Pontogammarus robustoides and Obesogammarus crassus invaded the lower VistulaExpand
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