: Paralithodes camtschaticus
: (Tilesius, 1815)
: 233889
Species Taxonomy
: Lithodidae
: Decapoda
: Malacostraca
: Arthropoda
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Ballast waters
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: Reduction in benthic diversity and biomass (Falk-Petersen et al. 2011).
References: AquaNIS. Editorial Board, 2015. Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.corpi.ku.lt/databases/aquanis. Version 2.36+. Accessed 2021-07-23. Falk-Petersen, J., Renaud, P., Anisimova, N. 2011. Establishment and ecosystem effects of the alien invasive red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) in the Barents Sea – a review. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 68: 479-488.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.