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Aquatic Invasions in the Black, Caspian, and Mediterranean by Henri J. Dumont, Tamara A. Shiganova, Ulrich Niermann

By Henri J. Dumont, Tamara A. Shiganova, Ulrich Niermann

The Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas, the rivers and canals that attach them, and the big quantity of transport within the area, symbolize a conduit for aquatic invasion, whose outcomes are just now commencing to be understood. This booklet presents an up to date assessment of jelly invasions within the Ponto-Caspian that have affected neighborhood ecosystems because the early Nineteen Eighties, contrasting that with different organic invasions, looking for underlying principles.

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Leidyi had time to reach a high abundance and inflict losses on the zooplankton. In 2002, zooplankton samples were collected on 4 September, when M. leidyi was still rather abundant, therefore probably values were lower, particularly in inshore waters, than in 2001. We recorded low numbers of Cladocera and small Copepoda, which are the main food of M. leidyi (Fig. 11). 5. STATE OF THE ICHTHYOPLANKTON In the second part of August 1999, the ichthyoplankton was represented by eggs and larvae of 24 summer-spawning species.

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