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Introduction of Ptilohyale littoralis to The Netherlands

  • Marco A. Faasse (a1)

The north-west Atlantic amphipod Ptilohyale littoralis has been introduced to The Netherlands. After its initial discovery in the port of Rotterdam, additional specimens were collected near the national centre of shellfish trade and culture Yerseke and along the Westerschelde estuary, which leads to the port of Antwerp.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: M.A. Faasse, eCOAST Marine Research, PO Box 149, 4330 AC Middelburg, The Netherlands email:
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