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The beachflea Platorchestia platensis (Krøyer, 1845): a new addition to the Polish fauna (with a key to Baltic talitrid amphipods)
Spicer, J.I.; Janas, U. (2006). The beachflea Platorchestia platensis (Krøyer, 1845): a new addition to the Polish fauna (with a key to Baltic talitrid amphipods). Oceanologia 48(2): 287-295
In: Oceanologia. Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Oceanology: Wroclaw; Gdansk. ISSN 0078-3234, more
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Keywords
    Introduced species; Amphipoda [WoRMS]; Platorchestia platensis (Krøyer, 1845) [WoRMS]; ANE, Poland, Puck Bay [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Spicer, J.I.
  • Janas, U., more

Abstract
    The present paper reports for the first time on the occurrence of Platorchestia platensis (Kroyer, 1845) (Crustacea, Amphipoda) in Puck Bay (southern Baltic, Poland) in May 2005. A key to the Baltic talitrids is given, which can be used to identify males and females of the four species occurring on Polish shores (Talitrus saltator, Talorchestia deshayesii, Orchestia cavimana, Platorchestia platensis) and additionally Orchestia gammarellus, which may yet be found in the Polish coastal zone.

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  • Alien species in the Gulf of Gdansk, more

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