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By Henri J. Dumont, Tamara A. Shiganova, Ulrich Niermann

ISBN-10: 1402018665

ISBN-13: 9781402018664

The Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian Seas, the rivers and canals that attach them, and the large quantity of transport within the area, signify a conduit for aquatic invasion, whose effects are just now starting to be understood. This booklet offers an up to date review of jelly invasions within the Ponto-Caspian that have affected neighborhood ecosystems because the early Nineteen Eighties, contrasting that with different organic invasions, looking for underlying principles.

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