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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 
AphiaID: 102296

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeracarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenticaudata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarida (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaridira (Parvorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammaridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarus Fabricius, 1775
Sources  original description Sexton E.W. (1939). On a new species of Gammarus (G. tigrinus) from Droitwich district. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 23, 2, 543-551 plates IV-VI. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortijgervlokreeft  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkiełż  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Baltic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Finland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFinland (introduced: alien[details]
France
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFrance (introduced: alien[details]
Gulf of Riga
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorLatvian part of the Gulf of Riga (introduced: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Gdansk [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVistula lagoon [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Riga
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKoiguste Bay [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRozenburg [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Ireland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of England [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (88 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (89 nucleotides; 81 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Amphipod Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in France (Nation) : Common to dominant [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in France (Nation) : Common to dominant [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in United Kingdom (Nation) : Common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Latvian part of the Gulf of Riga (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Consumes native species (predator or herbivore) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United Kingdom (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Finland (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in France (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in France (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Finland (Nation) : Main outcomes of paper: "Has altered the species composition of the local Gammarus [amphipod] assemblages." May influence microhabitats. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : The presence of the species in Brittany since 2005 suggests recent introduction , probably via the Saint Nazaire harbour, from a brackish water origin [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : The presence of the species in Brittany since 2005 suggests recent introduction , probably via the Saint Nazaire harbour, from a brackish water origin [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom (Nation) : Shipping [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom (Nation) : Ships: general [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlien species Gammarus tigrinus is a species which naturally occurs in North America. It is thought the species was mainly introduced in Europe via transportation in the ballast water of ships, as was the case in England in 1931. This species was also imported intentionally as fish food, for instance in Germany 1957. In 1991 the species was first reported in Belgium. It is possible that the introduction in Belgium occurred through natural expansion via the river Meuse or by accident by replacing fish stocks from The Netherlands into Belgium waters. It is a species that is found in fresh to brackish waters. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution southern Labrador to Chesapeake Bay; sporadic south to Florida; introduced into the British North Sea region [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Fresh and brackish waters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:102296
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Bellan-Santini, Denise
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  checked  Costello, Mark
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Gammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J. & De Broyer, C. (2013 onwards) World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=102296 on 2014-09-19
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