: Echinogammarus ischnus
: (Stebbing, 1899)
: 490104
Species Taxonomy
: Gammaridae
: Amphipoda
: Malacostraca
: Arthropoda
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Not entered
: 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: Displacing the native amphipods (Vanderploeg et al., 2002).
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 2021-09-02. Cristescu, M. E. A., Witt, J. D. S., Grigorovich, I. A., Hebert, P. D. N., & MacIsaac, H. J. (2004). Dispersal of the Ponto-Caspian amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus: invasion waves from the Pleistocene to the present. Heredity, 92(3), 197-203. Vanderploeg, H. A., Nalepa, T. F., Jude, D. J., Mills, E. L., Holeck, K. T., Liebig, J. R., ... & Ojaveer, H. (2002). Dispersal and emerging ecological impacts of Ponto-Caspian species in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Canadian journal of fisheries and aquatic sciences, 59(7), 1209-1228.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.