Effects of exotic amphipod invasions on fish diet in the Lower Rhine

B. Kelleher, P.J.M. Bergers, F.W.B. van den Brink, P.S. Giller, G. van der Velde, B. bij de Vaate

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    Abstract

    To assess the importance and effect of recent exotic species invasions on components of food webs of common Lower Rhine biotopes (breakwaters and channel-connected sandpits), the diets of two important macrozoobenthivores, perch (Perca fluviatilis L.) and eel (Anguilla anguilla (L.)) were compared before and after invasions of exotic Amphipoda
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)363-382
    JournalArchiv für Hydrobiologie
    Volume143
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1998

    Keywords

    • amphipoda
    • invasion
    • food chains
    • fishes
    • freshwater ecology
    • introduced species
    • aquatic ecosystems
    • river rhine

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