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In the Wrong Place - Alien Marine Crustaceans

Distribution, Biology and Impacts (Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology)

By Bella S. Galil (Edited by), Paul F. Clark (Edited by), James T. Carlton (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 716 pages, Softcover reprint of Edition
Other Information: XV, 716 p.
Published In: Netherlands, 23 August 2016
In The Wrong Place: Alien Marine Crustaceans - Distribution, Biology And Impacts provides a unique view into the remarkable story of how shrimps, crabs, and lobsters - and their many relatives - have been distributed around the world by human activity, and the profound implications of this global reorganization of biodiversity for marine conservation biology. Many crustaceans form the base of marine food chains, and are often prominent predators and competitors acting as ecological engineers in marine ecosystems. Commencing in the 1800s global commerce began to move hundreds - perhaps thousands - of species of marine crustaceans across oceans and between continents, both intentionally and unintentionally. This book tells the story of these invasions from Arctic waters to tropical shores, highlighting not only the importance and impact of all prominent crustacean invasions in the world's oceans, but also the commercial exploitation of invasive crabs and shrimps. Topics explored for the first time in one volume include the historical roots of man's impact on crustacean biogeography, the global dispersal of crabs, barnacle invasions, insights into the potential scale of tropical invasions, the history of the world's most widely cultured shrimp, the invasive history and management of red king crabs in Norway, Chinese mitten crabs in England, and American blue crabs in Europe, the evolutionary ecology of green crabs, and many other subjects as well, touching upon all ocean shores.

Table of Contents

Part I In the BeginningThe Global Dispersal of Marine and Estuarine Crustaceans James T. CarltonPart II Global DispersalHuman-Mediated Spread of Alien Crabs Annette Brockerhoff and Colin McLayThe Global Spread of the Chinese Mitten Crab Eriocheir sinensis Matt G. BentleyThe Japanese Skeleton Shrimp Caprella mutica(Crustacea, Amphipoda): A Global Invader of Coastal Waters Karin Boos, Gail V. Ashton, and Elizabeth J. CookPart III Alien Faunas by RegionBarnacle Invasions: Introduced, Cryptogenic, and Range ExpandingCirripedia of North and South America James T. Carlton, William A. Newman, and Fabio Bettini PitomboMarine Crustacean Invasions in North America: A Synthesisof Historical Records and Documented Impacts Gregory Ruiz, Paul Fofonoff, Brian Steves, and Alisha DahlstromAlien Decapod Crustaceans in the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean Marcos TavaresThe Alien and Cryptogenic Marine Crustaceans of South Africa Charles Griffi ths, Tamara Robinson, and Angela MeadThe Snow Crab, Chionoecetes Opilio (Decapoda, Majoidae,Oregoniidae) in the Barents Sea Ann-Lisbeth Agnalt, Valery Pavlov, Knut E. Jorstad,E. Farestveit, and Jan SundetAlien Malacostracan Crustaceans in the Eastern Baltic Sea:Pathways and Consequences Nadezhda A. Berezina, Victor V. Petryashev, Arturas Razinkovas,and Jurate LesutieneAlien Crustaceans along the Southern and Western Baltic SeaKrzysztof Jazdzewski and Michal GrabowskiChecklist of Cryptogenic and Alien Crustaceaof the European Atlantic CoastPierre Y. NoelThe Alien Crustaceans in the Mediterranean Sea:An Historical Review Bella S. GalilAn Incoming Flood on a Cryptic Stage: UnderstandingAlien Crustacean Invasions in Southeast Asia Darren C.J. Yeo, James T. Carlton, Serena L.M. Teo,and Peter K.L. NgAlien Marine Crustaceans of Japan: A Preliminary Assessment Wataru Doi, Seiichi Watanabe, and James T. CarltonAliens in the Antipodes: Non-indigenous Marine Crustaceansof New Zealand and Australia Shane T. Ahyong and Serena L. WilkensPart IV Commercial Exploitation of Invasive DecapodsThe Pacific White Shrimp, Litopenaeus Vannamei, in Asia:The World's Most Widely Cultured Alien Crustacean I Chiu Liao and Yew-Hu ChienThe Invasive History, Impact and Management of the Red KingCrab Paralithodes camtschaticus off the Coast of Norway Lis Lindal Jorgensen and Einar M. NilssenThe Commercial Exploitation of the Chinese Mitten CrabEriocheir sinensis in the River Thames, London: Damnedif We Don't and Damned if We Do Paul F. ClarkPart V Case StudiesLive and Let Live: Invasive Host, Charybdis longicollis(Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae), and Invasive Parasite,Heterosaccus dollfusi (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala: Sacculinidae) Gianna Innocenti and Bella S. GalilInvasion History and Success of the American Blue CrabCallinectes Sapidus in European and Adjacent Waters Stefan NehringThe Introduced American Lobster, Homarus americanusin Scandinavian Waters Knut E. Jorstad, Ann-Lisbeth Agnalt, and Eva FarestveitPart VI Carcinus in the Wrong PlaceThe Evolutionary Ecology of European Green Crab,Carcinus maenas, in North America Timothy C. Edgell and Johan HollanderMore than One Way to Invade: Lessons from Genetic Studiesof Carcinus Shore Crabs John A. DarlingEcological Impacts of Replacing One Invasive Specieswith Another in Rocky Intertidal Areas Blaine D. GriffenIndex


From the reviews:"This book is a welcome ... summary of just the introduced marine crustaceans, with the number and diversity of alien species listed here likely to surprise most professional marine biologists. The chapters cover a mix of topics with different approaches, some dealing entirely with the economic or ecological effects of a single species and others concentrating on a particular geographic region. ... A valuable addition to the literature on introduced species. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries." (G. C. Jensen, Choice, Vol. 49 (6), February, 2012)

EAN: 9789401777667
ISBN: 9401777667
Publisher: Springer
Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.5 centimetres (1.29 kg)
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