Gherardi, Francesca

Biological invaders in inland waters: Profiles, distribution, and threats

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Table of contents

1. Biological invasions in inland waters: an overview
Francesca Gherardi

2. Invasive crustaceans in European inland waters
David M. Holdich, Manfred Pöckl

3. Non-indigenous freshwater crabs in France: a new occurrence of a potamid near Nice
Pierre Y. Noël, Danièle Guinot

4. Status and ecosystem interactions of the invasive Louisianan red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii in East Africa
John Foster, David Harper

5. Non-indigenous freshwater molluscs and their distribution in Italy
Simone Cianfanelli, Elisabetta Lori, Marco Bodon

6. Non-indigenous animal species naturalized in Iberian inland waters
Emili García-Berthou, Dani Boix, Miguel Clavero

7. An overview of the natural history of non-indigenous amphibians and reptiles
Riccardo Scalera

8. The red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) in Asia: a review
Neil F. Ramsay, Pek Kaye Abigayle Ng, Ruth M. O'Riordan, Loke Ming Chou

9. Semiaquatic mammals introduced into Italy: case studies in biological invasion
Sandro Bertolino, Piero Genovesi

10. Invasions by plants in the inland waters and wetlands of Africa
Geoffrey W. Howard, Florence W. Chege

11. Non-indigenous aquatic and semiaquatic plant species in France
Gabrielle Thiébaut

12. Ecological traits of aquatic NIS invading Austrian fresh waters
Leopold Füreder, Manfred Pöckl

13. Growth and reproduction of the goldfish Carassius auratus: a case study from Italy
Massimo Lorenzoni, Massimiliano Corboli, Lucia Ghetti, Giovanni Pedicillo, Antonella Carosi

14. Epigenetic context in the life history traits of the round goby, Neogobius melanostomus
Mária Balážová-L'avrin?íková, Vladimír Ková?

15. Growth and life history traits of introduced pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) in Europe, and the relevance to its potential invasiveness
Gordon H. Copp, Michael G. Fox

16. The biological flexibility of the pumpkinseed: a successful colonizer throughout Europe
Jozef Tome?ek, Vladimír Ková?, Stanislav Katina

17. Marine vs. freshwater invaders: is shipping the key vector for species introductions to Europe?
Stephan Gollasch

18. Modeling biological invasions of inland waters
Hugh J. MacIsaac, Leif-Matthias Herborg, Jim R. Muirhead

19. Biomonotony: definition and assessment for macroinvertebrates in European running waters
Jean-Nicolas Beisel, Simon Devin

20. Genetics and invasion biology in fresh waters: a pilot study of Procambarus clarkii in Europe
Silvia Barbaresi, Francesca Gherardi, Alessio Mengoni, Catherine Souty-Grosset

21. Do estuaries act as saline bridges to allow invasion of new freshwater systems by non-indigenous fish species?
J. Anne Brown, Dawn M. Scott, Rod W. Wilson

22. Which factors determine non-indigenous fish dispersal? A study of the red piranha in tropical Brazilian lakes
Anderson O. Latini, Miguel Petrere

23. The relationship between biodiversity and invasibility in central Swedish lakes invaded by Elodea species
Daniel Larson, Eva Willén

24. Measuring the impact of freshwater NIS: what are we missing?
Francesca Gherardi

25. Invasion of the Baltic Sea basin by the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Pontogammarus robustoides and its ecological impact
K?stutis Arba?iauskas, Simona Gumuliauskait?

26. Changes in the aquatic systems of north-eastern Europe after invasion by Gmelinoides fasciatus
Nadezhda A. Berezina

27. The predatory impact of Dikerogammarus villosus on fish
Sandra Casellato, Alessandra Visentin, Giovanni La Piana

28. Understanding the impact of invasive crayfish
Francesca Gherardi

29. Predation of invasive crayfish on aquatic vertebrates: the effect of Procambarus clarkii on fish assemblages in Mediterranean temporary streams
Maria Ilhéu, João Manuel Bernardo, Sílvia Fernandes

30. Assessing the trophic ecology of crayfish: a case study of the invasive Procambarus clarkii
María Crehuet, Paloma Alcorlo, Miguel Angel Bravo-Utrera, Angel Baltanás, Carlos Montes

31. Introduction and spread of crayfish (Parastacidae) in Western Australia and their potential to displace indigenous species
Jessica Lynas, Andrew Storey, Brenton Knott

32. The zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha: reproduction and competition with the sponge Ephydatia fluvia
Tisza Lancioni, Elda Gaino

33. Seasonal effects on the antioxidant response and metal accumulation of Dreissena polymorpha
Antonia C. Elia, Ambrosius J. M. Dörr, Marino Prearo, Maria C. Abete

34. Towards a European strategy to halt biological invasions in inland waters
Piero Genovesi

35. A risk assessment of biological invasions in the inland waterways of Europe: the Northern Invasion Corridor case study
Vadim E. Panov, Yury Yu. Dgebuadze, Tamara A. Shiganova, Andrew A. Filippov, Dan Minchin

36. Logistics of shipboard and dockside testing of ballast water treatment systems in the United States
David A. Wright

37. Virtues and shortcomings of EU legal provisions for managing NIS: Rana catesbeiana and Trachemys scripta elegans as case studies
Riccardo Scalera

38. Problems and opportunities managing invasive Bullfrogs: is there any hope?
Michael J. Adams, Christopher A. Pearl

39. A role for scientists
Francesca Gherardi

Keywords: Life Sciences, Ecology, Biodiversity, Ecosystems, Applied Ecology

Publication year
Invading Nature - Springer Series In Invasion Ecology
Page amount
762 pages
Natural Sciences

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