Caprella mutica in Norway

Species name:Caprella mutica
Common names:
Habitats:Not known
Time of introduction:1990's
Year of first report:1990
Type of introduction:Intentional
Distribution details:
Donor area:
Frequency:Not known
Impact:Not known
Comments:High invasion potential and medium ecological effect
Last updated12-06-2012 (day-month-year)
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  • Boos, K., Ashton, G.V. and Cook, E.J.. The Japanese Skeleton Shrimp Caprella mutica (Crustacea, Amphipoda): A Global Invader of Coastal Waters Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology Volume 6, Part 2: 129-156
  • Connor DW 1991. Norwegian fjords and Scottish sealochs: a comparative study. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough
  • Pethon, P. & Barstad, G. 1997. Grundling (Gobio gobio) i Numedalslågen - utbredelse og bestand. Universitetet i Oslo, Resultatrapport 1997. DN kontrakt nr 97/637-411.1.
  • Selander, E., Friis Møller, L., Sundberg, P. and Tiselius, P. 2010. Parasitic anemone infects the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the North East Atlantic Biol. Invasions 12: 1003-1009
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