Differential drift and parasitism in invading and native Gammarus spp. (Crustacea : Amphipoda)

C. MacNeil, J.T.A. Dick, M.J. Hatcher, A.M. Dunn

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Invading and native species often interact directly, such as by predation, producing patterns of exclusion and coexistence. Less direct factors, such as interactions with the broader abiotic and biotic environment, may also contribute to such patterns, but these have received less recognition. In Northern Ireland, the North American Gammarus tigrinus has invaded freshwaters populated with the native Gammarus duebeni celticus, with intraguild predation between the two implicated in their relative success. However, these species also engage in day and night
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-473
Number of pages7
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology


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