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Title In the wrong place - alien marine crustaceans [electronic resource] : distribution, biology and impacts / Bella S. Galil, Paul F. Clark, James T. Carlton, editors.

Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2011.


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Physical description 1 online resource : ill.
Series Invading nature : Springer series in invasion ecology ; v. 6
Invading nature ; v. 6.
Notes Title from PDF t.p. (SpringerLink, viewed Apr. 27, 2011).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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 - perh.
Other author Galil, Bella S.
Clark, P. F.
Carlton, James T.
Subject Crustacea -- Geographical distribution.
Exotic marine organisms.
Introduced invertebrates.
Marine biological invasions.
Marine biological invasions -- Social aspects.
Marine biodiversity conservation.
Crustacea -- Ecology.
NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife.
SCIENCE -- Microscopes & Microscopy.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789400705913 (electronic bk.)
9400705913 (electronic bk.)