First record of the alien caprellid amphipod, Caprella mutica, for the UK

Kate J Willis, Elizabeth J Cook, Matias Lozano Fernandez, Ichiro Takeuchi

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Abstract

A large caprellid amphipod recently discovered at a salmon farm in the Lynne of Lorne near Oban, Scotland, has been identified as Caprella mutica, a species indigenous to north-east Asia. The caprellid population appears to have become established in the last four years at the site with a high abundance of animals occurring year round on the faun nets, mooring ropes and on artificial experimental structures located
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1027-1028
Number of pages2
JournalJ MAR BIOL ASSOC UK
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Marine & Freshwater Biology

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    Willis, K. J., Cook, E. J., Lozano Fernandez, M., & Takeuchi, I. (2004). First record of the alien caprellid amphipod, Caprella mutica, for the UK. J MAR BIOL ASSOC UK, (4), 1027-1028. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315404010355h