: Austrominius modestus
: (Darwin, 1854)
: 712167
Species Taxonomy
: Austrobalanidae
: Sessilia
: Hexanauplia
: Arthropoda
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Biofouling
Zooplankton (Larvae)
Results of species assessment according to Target Species selection criteria
Known human health impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known economic impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known measurable environmental impact? Yes
Comments: Competing with native species, changing the original habitat and significantly altering the overall biodiversity and biomass (Kerckhof et.al., 2007)
References: Kerckhof, F., Haelters, J., & Gollasch, S., 2007. Alien species in the marine and brackish ecosystem: the situation in Belgian waters. Aquat. Invasions. 2(3), 243-257.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.
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