Huso huso in Estonia

Species name:Huso huso
Family:Acipenseridae
Group:Fish
Common names:beluuga
Synonymes:
Habitats:Estuaries and brackish areas, Watercourses
Time of introduction:1962
Year of first report:1962
Type of introduction:Intentional
Distribution details:Ponto Caspian, Adrian Sea
Donor area:
Status:Not established
Frequency:Rare
Invasiveness:Potentially invasive
Impact:Predation, Competition
Comments:
Last updated02-12-2005 (day-month-year)
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References:
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  • Berg, L. S. 1949. Freshwater Fishes in the USSR and neighbouring countries 2, 3: 467-1382. Izdadeljstvo AN SSSR, Moskva-Leningrad (in Russian).
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  • Ojaveer, H., Leppäkoski, E., Olenin, S. & Ricciardi, A. 2002. Ecological impact of Ponto-Caspian invaders in the Baltic Sea, European inland waters and the Great Lakes: an inter-ecosystem comparison. http://www.biomareweb.org/downloads/ojaveer.pdf
  • Olenin, S., Leppäkoski, E. & Daunys, D. (eds.). Baltic Sea Alien Species Database: Alien species directory. Coastal Research and Planning Institute, Klaipeda Universtity, Klaipeda. http://www.ku.lt/nemo/mainnemo/htm
  • Pihu, E. (ed.), 1979. Loomade elu 4: Kalad. Valgus, Tallinn. 515 pp.
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