: Dikerogammarus villosus
: (Sowinsky, 1894)
: 148586
Species Taxonomy
: Gammaridae
: Amphipoda
: Malacostraca
: Arthropoda
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Not entered
: Not entered
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: Multiple environmental impacts (Dick et al. 2002; Rewicz et al. 2014 and references within).
References: Dick, J.T.A., Platvoet, D., and Kelly, D.W., 2002. Predatory impact of the freshwater invader Dikerogammarus villosus (Crustacea: Amphipoda). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. 59 (6), 1078-1084. https://doi.org/10.1139/f02-074 Rewicz, T., Grabowski, M., MacNeil, C., and Bącela-Spychalska, K., 2014. The profile of a ‘perfect’ invader – the case of killer shrimp, Dikerogammarus villosus. Aquat. Invasions. 9 (3), 267-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.3391/ai.2014.9.3.04
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.