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Hydrobiological Journal

ISSN Print: 0018-8166
ISSN Online: 1943-5991

Hydrobiological Journal

DOI: 10.1615/HydrobJ.v41.i6.40
pages 56-65

Bottom Invertebrates as Alien Newcomers in Water Bodies of the Lower Reaches of the Danube

O. O. Sinitsyna
Institute of Hydrobiology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine
Ye. V. Voloshkevich
Institute of Hydrobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

ABSTRACT

The occurrence and distribution of bivalves Sinanodonta woodiana (Lea, 1834) and Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller 1774), and also the white-fingered mud crab (Dutch crab, Harris mud crab) Rhithropanopeus harrisi tridentata Maitland and the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards (Crustacea=Decapoda) being new species for the fauna of Ukraine in the Ukrainian part of the Danube delta are discussed.