By Henri J. Dumont, Tamara A. Shiganova, Ulrich Niermann
The Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas, the rivers and canals that attach them, and the large quantity of delivery within the sector, characterize a conduit for aquatic invasion, whose outcomes are just now starting to be understood. This ebook offers an up to date review of jelly invasions within the Ponto-Caspian that have affected neighborhood ecosystems because the early Eighties, contrasting that with different organic invasions, looking for underlying principles.
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Anchovy; 3. other species and B. , 1995): 1. shad; 2. anchovy; 3. other species ing of sprat, Sprattus sprattus phalericus, and Black Sea whiting, Merlangus merlangus euxinus. m-2 (Fig. 14), was considerably higher than in the 1990s (the “M. leidyi years”). m-2, respectively. 50 Ponto-Caspian aquatic invasions Figure 14. 6. 03% of red mullet, Mullus barbatus ponticus; other species were presented by single specimens: turbot, Psetta maxima maeotica, thornback ray Raja clavata, and dogﬁsh Squalus acanthias.