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First record of the marine alien amphipod Caprella mutica (Schurin, 1935) in South Africa
We report the first discovery of the marine amphipod Caprella mutica (Schurin, 1935), commonly known as the Japanese skeleton shrimp, in South African waters. This amphipod is indigenous to north-east Asia and has invaded ...
Raising the flag on marine alien fouling species
Harbours are known introduction foci of marine alien species. They act as recipients of new introductions and as sources for regional spread. We report on subtidal surveys of fouling communities from 14 harbours along the ...
Dataset: Predators & mussels
Reassessing the invasion of South African waters by the European shore-crab Carcinus maenas
(NISC (Pty) Ltd, 2017)
The European shore-crab Carcinus maenas has been present in South Africa since 1983. Despite this species’ international reputation as a biological invader, its distribution in this region has only been considered by three ...
Mind the gap – context dependency in invasive species impacts: a case study of the ascidian Ciona robusta
(Pensoft Publishers, 2017)
In the face of increasing invasions and limited resources, appropriate management of invasive species requires prioritisation of species for management action. This process often relies on knowledge of species specific ...
Early life-history processes and their implications for the invasion of the barnacle Balanus glandula
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
As invasions become increasingly prevalent, it is important to understand how spread may be moderated by environmental conditions. This study considered the effect of location and changing substratum temperature on the ...