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Species details
Internal ID26
Common nameJapanese skeleton shrimp
Scientific NameCaprella mutica
Scientific NameCaprella mutica
Scientific Name acceptedCaprella mutica
Aphia ID146768
Aphia ID accepted146768
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info classMalacostraca
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=111538
GroupAmphipoda
Tax info familyCaprellidae
Tax info orderAmphipoda
Arctic regionAlaska (SE Alaska and Aleutian Islands)
Geographical range area sourceDAISIE; http://www.gbif.org/occurrence/search?taxon_key=5178057&has_coordinate=true&has_geospatial_issue=false&dataset_key=b124e1e0-4755-430f-9eab-894f25a9b59c
Temperature range-2 to 28 C
Temperature range sourceAshton 2006
Match typeexact
Invasion details
Location first observationSitka, Alaska
Location first observation sourceAshton et al 2008
Year first observation2001
Year first observation sourceAshton et al 2008
Vector introductionBallast water; ship fouling; Pacific oyster culture
Vector introduction sourcehttp://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/calnemo/SpeciesSummary.jsp?TSN=-77
Impact indicatorsEconomical; ecological
Impact indicators sourcehttp://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/calnemo/SpeciesSummary.jsp?TSN=-77
References
Reference 1Ashton et al. 2008
Status (observations from GBIF database)
Norway
preserved specimen