, Volume 522, Issue 1, pp 349–350

The fish Perccottus glenii: history of introduction to western regions of Eurasia

  • Andrey N. Reshetnikov

DOI: 10.1023/B:HYDR.0000030060.29433.34

Cite this article as:
Reshetnikov, A.N. Hydrobiologia (2004) 522: 349. doi:10.1023/B:HYDR.0000030060.29433.34


The fish,Perccottus glenii, appeared in western regions of Eurasia in 1916 and has several centres of invasion. Ways of distribution are discussed. Uncontrolled distribution of this fish leads to significant negative changing of freshwater ecosystems.

alien species biological invasion conservation introduced fish introduction,Perccottus glenii 

Copyright information

© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrey N. Reshetnikov
    • 1
  1. 1.A. N. Severtsov Ecology & Evolution Institute, the Russian Academy of Sciences

Personalised recommendations