Discovery of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis (Andrusov 1897) in Western Europe


Live individuals of Dreissena rostriformis bugensis were found in a trawlnet sample taken in April 2006 near Willemstad in the Hollands Diep, part of the main distributary in the Rhine delta in The Netherlands. This represented the first record of this species in Western Europe and a major westward range extension for this Ponto-Caspian species. Density was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-006-9078-5

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