Coscinodiscus wailesii in Sweden

Species name:Coscinodiscus wailesii
Common names:
Habitats:Marine habitats
Time of introduction:1979
Year of first report:1979
Type of introduction:Unintentional
Distribution details:Indian and Pacific Ocean
Donor area:
Impact:Competition, Socio-economic
Comments:Found in Skagerrak och Kattegatt
Last updated15-03-2011 (day-month-year)
Resources: Google image search
  • Alien species in Swedish seas and coastal areas. 2010. Coscinodiscus wailesii. Fact Sheet. Date of Access 2011-03-15
  • Eno, N.C., Clark, R., Sanderson, W.G. (eds.) (1997) Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Joint Nature Conservation Committee. W.Lake Ltd. Birmingham
  • Laing, J. & Golasch, S. (2002). Coscinodiscus wailesii - A nuisance diatom in European Waters. In: Leppäkoski, E., Gollansch, S. & Olenin, S. (Eds) Invasive Aquatic Species of Europé. Distribution, Impacts and Management.
  • Wallentinus, I. (1999). Introductions and Transfers of Plants. - In: Status of Introductions of Non-Indigenous Marine Species to North Atlantic Waters 1981-1991, ICES Cooperative Research Report, No 231. Copenhagen: ICES.
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