Acartia tonsa in Lithuania

Species name:Acartia tonsa
Family:Acartiidae
Group:Arthropods
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Habitats:Estuaries and brackish areas
Time of introduction:1930's
Year of first report:
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:Atlantic Coast of North America
Donor area:Adjacent Baltic
Status:Established
Frequency:Local
Invasiveness:Not invasive
Impact:Not known
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Last updated28-08-2005 (day-month-year)
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References:
  • Berzins B (1940) Acartia tonsa Dana in the Gulf of Riga. Folia Zool. Hydrobiol. 10: 484-487.
  • Smirnov SS (1935) O pojavlenii Acartia tonsa Dana (Copepoda) v Finskom zalive (On appearance of Acartia tonsa Dana (Copepoda) in the Gulf of Finland). Dokl. ANSSSR 3: 237 - 240 (In Russian).
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