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AuthorsW. Lewis, A. Gittenberger
TitleFirst record of a settled stomatopod Platysquilla eusebia in the North Sea (Malacostraca: Stomatopoda)
JournalNederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen
JournalLeiden
Volume41
Year2013
Pages31-34
ISSN0169-2453
KeywordsMalacostraca; Stomatopoda; Platysquilla eusebia; distribution; Netherlands
AbstractThis paper describes the discovery of a settled juvenile specimen of the stomatopod Platysquilla eusebia on the Dutch part of the Dogger Bank in the central North Sea. This is the northernmost record in Europe. The species is native to the Mediterranean and to the Atlantic coast from Portugal up to France. Further investigations have to show if the species already forms populations this far north. As the planktonic stages of P. eusebia have already been recorded in prior years, the establishment of the species should not be a problem, providing the circumstances are favourable.
Classification42.75
Document typearticle
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