Advertisement

Russian Journal of Biological Invasions

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 192–198 | Cite as

The First Finding of the Oriental Shrimp Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 (Crustacea: Decapoda, Palaemonidae) in the Territorial Waters of Russia in the Azov–Black Sea Basin

  • V. A. TimofeevEmail author
  • U. V. SimakovaEmail author
  • V. A. SpiridonovEmail author
Article
  • 6 Downloads

Abstract

Oriental shrimp (Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902) was recorded for the first time in the waters of the European part of Russia in the Kerch Strait (Sea of Azov, Chushka Spit coast, Krasnodar krai, Russia) in July 2018. The species natural geographic range is located in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, while the invasion range includes the Atlantic coastal waters of Europe, the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the United States, and the coast of Argentina. An egg-bearing female was caught, and it had some morphological differences in the armature and relative length of rostrum compared to the specimens collected in the marginal population of the natural distribution range (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan). P. macrodactylus was first discovered in the Black Sea at the Romanian coast in 2002; since that time, its occurrence in the region has increased significantly. The invasion with the ballast waters is the most probable vector, although the dispersal of larvae with the sea currents cannot be excluded. In this case, established but still hidden populations are expected to be discovered in the coastal waters of Turkey and Georgia. P. macrodactylus is an active invader, colonizing transitional waters, where it should be monitored in order to forecast consequences for local species and ecosystems.

Keywords:

Palaemon macrodactylus alien species morphological variation shipping transitional waters possible impact Black Sea Kerch Strait 

Notes

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

We are grateful to V.L. Semin, S.E. Anosov, and A.A. Maiss for their help during field work, A.K. Zalota for methodological recommendations on the egg counting in the shrimp, and A.A. Kovalevskii for his help in photo processing. We are extremely grateful to R.N. Burukovskii for reviewing the article and comments made.

FUNDING

Field work in the Kerch Strait was carried out in 2018 within the framework of State Tasks for IO RAS no. 0149-2019-0008 “Marine and Oceanic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate and under Anthropogenic Impact: The Structure and Biological Productivity of the Ecosystem of the Arctic Basin and Seas of Russia, Ecosystems and Potential Biological Resources of the Open Ocean” and IMBR RAS no. 0828-2018-0002 “Regularities of Formation and Anthropogenic Transformation of Biodiversity and Biological Resources of the Azov-Black Sea Basin and Other Areas of the World Ocean.” The field work in Peter the Great Bay and the manuscript preparation were supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 16-04-01526, “Scales and Features of the Endemism of the Fauna of Crustacea Decapoda in the Seas of Russia.”

COMPLIANCE WITH ETHICAL STANDARDS

Conflict of interests. The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Statement on the welfare of animals. All applicable international, national, and/or institutional guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed.

REFERENCES

  1. 1.
    Ashelby, C.W., Worsfold, T.M., and Fransen, C.H.J.M., First records of the oriental prawn Palaemon macrodactylus (Decapoda: Caridea), an alien species in European waters, with a revised key to British Palaemonidae, J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK, 2004, vol. 84, pp. 1041–1050.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Ashelby, C.W., De Grave, S., and Johnson, M.L., The global invader Palaemon macrodactylus (Decapoda, Palaemonidae): an interrogation of records and a synthesis of data, Crustaceana, 2013, vol. 86, pp. 594–624.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Béguer, M., Girardin, M., and Boët, P., First record of the invasive oriental shrimp Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 in France (Gironde Estuary), Aquat. Invasions, 2007, vol. 2, pp. 132–136.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Born, J.W., Osmoregulatory capacities of two caridean shrimps, Syncaris pacifica (Atyidae) and Palaemon macrodactylus (Palaemonidae), Biol. Bull., 1968, vol. 134, pp. 235–244.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Bruce, A.J. and Coombes, K.E., An annotated check-list of the caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Darwin Harbour, with descriptions of three new species of Periclimenes (Palaemonidae: Pontoniinae), Proc. Sixth Int. Mar. Biol. Workshop, Hanley, J.R., Ed., 1997. pp. 301–337.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Buckworth, R., Aspects of the population dynamics of Palaemon macrodactylus (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) in Lake Mannering, N.S.W. and in the laboratory, PhD Thesis, Sydney: Univ. New South Wales, 1979.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Carlton, J.T., Transoceanic and interoceanic dispersal of coastal marine organisms: the biology of ballast water, Ocean. Mar. Biol. Annu. Rev., 1985, vol. 23, pp. 313–371.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Chicharo, M.A., Leitao, T., Range, P., Gutierrez, C., Morales, J., Morais, P., and Chicharo, L., Alien species in the Guadiana Estuary (SE–Portugal/SW–Spain): black Fordia virginica (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) and Palaemon macrodactylus (Crustacea, Decapoda): potential impacts and mitigation measures, Aquat. Invasions, 2009, vol. 4, pp. 501–506.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Coblentz, B.E., Exotic organisms: a dilemma for conservation biology, Conserv. Biol., 1990, vol. 4, pp. 261–265.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Cuesta, J.A., González-Ortegón, E., Drake, P., and Rodriguez, A., First records of Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 (Decapoda, Caridea, Palaemonidae) from European waters, Crustaceana, 2004, vol. 77, pp. 337–380.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Cuesta, J.A., Bettoso, N., Comisso, G., Froglia, C., Mazza, G., Rinaldi, A., Rodriguez, A., and Scovacricchi, T., Record of an established population of Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) in the Mediterranean Sea: confirming a prediction, Mediterr. Mar. Sci., 2014, vol. 15, pp. 569–573.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Davie, P.J.F., Crustacea: Malacostraca: Phyllocarida, Hoplocarida, Eucarida, in Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Wells, A. and Houston, W.W.K., Eds., Mellbourne: CSIRO Publ., 2002, vol. 19.3A, part I.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    D’Udekem d’Acoz, C., Faasse, M., Dumoulin, E., and de Blauwe, H., Occurrence of the Asian shrimp, Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902, in the Southern Bight of the North Sea, with a key to the Palaemonidae of North-West Europe (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea), Nederl. Faun. Med., 2005, vol. 22, pp. 95–111.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Elder, N., Palaemon macrodactylus, USGS non-indigenous aquatic species database, Gainesville, 2009. http:// nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.asp?speciesID=1206. Accessed February 7, 2019.Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Fashchuk, D.Ya. and Petrenko, O.A., Kerch Strait—the most important transport artery and fishing area of the Azov–Black Sea basin, Yug Ross.: Ekol. Razvit., 2008, no. 1, pp. 15–22.Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    Fashchuk, D.Ya., Flint, M.V., Kucheruk, N.V., Terent’ev, A.S., Litvinenko, N.M., and Kovalchuk, K.S., Geography of macrozoobenthos in the Kerch Strait: dynamics of distribution, structure and development indicators, Izv. Akad. Nauk, Ser. Geogr., 2012, no. 3, pp. 99–112.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Gil-Turnes, M.S., Hay, M.E., and Fenical, W., Symbiotic marine bacteria chemically defend crustacean embryos from pathogenic fungus, Science, 1989, vol. 246, no. 4926, pp. 116–118.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    González-Ortegón, E. and Cuesta, J.A., An illustrated key to species of Palaemon and Palaemonetes (Crustace: Decapoda: Caridea) from European waters, including the alien species Palaemon macrodactylus, J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK, 2006, vol. 86, pp. 93–102.Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    González-Ortegón, E., Cuesta, J., and Schubart, C., First report of the oriental shrimp Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 (Decapoda, Caridea, Palaemonidae) from German waters, Helgoland Mar. Res., 2007, vol. 61, pp. 67–69.Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    González-Ortegón, E., Cuesta, J.A., Pascual, E., and Drake, P., Assessment of the interaction between the white shrimp, Palaemon longirostris, and the exotic oriental shrimp, Palaemon macrodactylus, in a European estuary (SW Spain), Biol. Invasions, 2010, vol. 12, pp. 1731–1745.Google Scholar
  21. 21.
    Grosholz, E., Ecological and evolutionary consequences of coastal invasions, Trends Ecol. Evol., 2002, vol. 17, pp. 22–27.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Herborg, L.M., Rushton, S.P., Clare, A.S., and Bentley, M.G., The invasion of the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in the United Kingdom and its comparison to continental Europe, Biol. Invasions, 2005, vol. 7, pp. 959–968.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Holthuis, L.B., Shrimps and prawns of the world: an annotated catalogue of the species of interest to fisheries, FAO Species Catalogue, 1980, vol. 1, no. 125.Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    Jensen, G.C., Pacific Coast Crabs and Shrimps, Monterey: Sea Challengers, 1995.Google Scholar
  25. 25.
    Knipovich, N.M., Hydrological research in the Black Sea, Tr. Azovo-Chernomorsk. Eksped., 1932, vol. 10.Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    Kobyakova, Z.I., Zoogeographic overview of Decapoda fauna of the Sea of Okhotsk and Sea of Japan, Tr. Leningrad. Ob-va Estestvoispyt., 1936, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 186–228.Google Scholar
  27. 27.
    Kobyakova, Z.I., Ten-legged crustaceans in the Pos’et Bay (Crustacea, Decapoda), in Biotsenozy Zaliva Pos’et. Gidrobiologicheskie issledovaniya s pomoshch’yu akvalanga. Issledovaniya fauny morei (Biocenoses of the Pos’et Bay. Hydrobiological Research by Means of Aqualung. Studies of the Fauna of the Seas), Leningrad: Nauka, 1967, no. 5 (8), pp. 230–247.Google Scholar
  28. 28.
    Kolyuchkina, G.A., Syomin, V.L., Simakova, U.V., and Mokievsky, V.O., Presentability of the Utrish Nature Reserve’s benthic communities for the North Caucasian Black Sea Coast, Nat. Conserv. Res., 2018, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Kolyuchkina, G.A., Chikina, M.V., Biryukova, S.V., Bulysheva, N.I., Basin, A.B., Lyubimov, I.V., and Kovalenko, E.P., Long-term changes in the bivalve population of Anadara kagoshimensis on the north-eastern coast of the Black Sea, Tr. VNIRO, 2018, vol. 170, pp. 7–25.Google Scholar
  30. 30.
    Kubo, I., Studies on the Japanese palaemonoid shrimps. III. Leander, J. Imperial Fisheries Inst., 1942, vol. 35, pp. 17–85.Google Scholar
  31. 31.
    Lejeusne, C., Saunier, A., Petit, N., Béguer, M., Otani, M., Carlton, J.T., Rico, C., and Green, A.J., High genetic diversity and absence of founder effects in a worldwide aquatic invader, Sci. Rep., 2014, vol. 4: 5808.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    Marin, I.N., Malyi atlas desyatinogikh rakoobraznykh Rossii (Small Atlas of Ten-Legged Crustaceans in Russia), Moscow: KMK, 2013.Google Scholar
  33. 33.
    Micu, D. and Niţă , V., First record of the Asian prawn Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 (Caridea: Palaemonoidea: Palaemonidae) from the Black Sea, Aquat. Invasions, 2009, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 597–604. CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    Mooney, H.A. and Cleland, E.E., The evolutionary impact of invasive species, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2001, vol. 98, pp. 5446–5451.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    Newman, W.A., On the introduction of an edible oriental shrimp (Caridea, Palaemonidae) to San Francisco Bay, Crustaceana, 1963, vol. 5, pp. 119–132.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    Ogawa, Y., Kakuda, S., and Takahashi, M., On the shrimp fauna of Kozima Bay in the Seto Inland Sea, J. Fac. Appl. Biol. Sci., Hiroshima Univ., 1983, vol. 22, pp. 235–240.Google Scholar
  37. 37.
    Omori, M. and Chida, Y., Life history of a caridean shrimp Palaemon macrodactylus, with special reference to the difference in reproductive features among ages, Nippon Suisan Gakk., 1988, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 365–375.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. 38.
    Pollard, D.A. and Hutchings, P.A., A review of exotic marine organisms introduced to the Australian region. II. Invertebrates and algae, Asian Fish. Sci., 1990, vol. 3, pp. 223–250.Google Scholar
  39. 39.
    Poore, G.C.B., Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia. A Guide to Identification (with Chapter on Stomatopoda by Shane Ahyong), Melbourne: CSIRO Publ., 2004.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. 40.
    Rathbun, M.J., Japanese stalk-eyed crustaceans, Proc. US Natl. Mus., 1902, vol. 26, pp. 23–55.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Raykov, V.S., Lepage, M., and Pérez-Domínguez, R., First record of oriental shrimp, Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 in Varna Lake, Bulgaria, Aquat. Invasions, 2010, vol. 5, pp. 91–95.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. 42.
    Ricketts, E.F., Calvin, J., and Hedgpeth, J.W., Between Pacific Tides, California: Stanford Univ. Press, 1968.Google Scholar
  43. 43.
    Rikke, K., Preisler, K., Wasson, W., Wolff, J., Megan, C., and Tyrrell, D., Invasions of estuaries vs the adjacent open coast: a global perspective, in Biological Invasions in Marine Ecosystems. Ecological Studies, Rilov, G. and Crooks, J.A., Eds., Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2008, vol. 204, pp. 587–617.Google Scholar
  44. 44.
    Ruiz, G.M., Fofonoff, P.W., Carlton, J.T., Wonham, M.J., and Hines, A.H., Invasion of coastal marine communities in North America: apparent patterns, processes and biases, Annu. Rev. Ecol. Syst., 2000, vol. 31, pp. 481–531.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  45. 45.
    Shea, K. and Chesson, P., Community ecology theory as a framework for biological invasions, Trends Ecol. Evol., 2002, vol. 17, pp. 170–176.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  46. 46.
    Siegfried, C.A., Trophic relations of Crangon franciscorum Stimpson and Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun: predation on the opossum shrimp Neomysis mercedis Holmes, Hydrobiologia, 1982, vol. 89, pp. 129–139.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  47. 47.
    Simakova, U.V. and Smirnov, I.A., Distribution and ecology of the invasive species Bonnemaisonia hamifera Hariot in the Black Sea, Trudy VI Mezhd. nauchno-prakt. konf. “Morskie issledovaniya i obrazovanie (MARESEDU-2017),” Moskva, 30 oktyabrya–2 noyabrya 2017 goda (Proc. VI Int. Sci.-Pract. Conf. “Marine Research and Education (MARESEDU-2017),” Moscow, October 30–November 2, 2017), Tver: Polypress, 2017, pp. 419–423.Google Scholar
  48. 48.
    Sitts, R.M. and Knight, A.W., Predation by the estuarine shrimps Crangon franciscorum Stimpson and Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, Biol. Bull., 1979, vol. 156, pp. 356–368.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  49. 49.
    Smaldon, G., British coastal shrimps and prawns, in Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series), Kermeack, D.M. and Barnes, R.S.K., Eds., 1979, vol. 15, pp. 1–126.Google Scholar
  50. 50.
    Spivak, E.D., Boschi, E.E., and Martorelli, S.R., Presence of Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun 1902 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) in Mar del Plata harbor, Argentina: first record from southwestern Atlantic waters, Biol. Invasions, 2006, vol. 8, pp. 673–676.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  51. 51.
    Torres, A.P., Dos Santos, A., Cuesta, A., Carbonell, A., Massuti, E., Alemany, F., and Reglero, P., First record of Palaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902 (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) in the western Mediterranean, Mediterr. Mar. Sci., 2012, vol. 13, pp. 278–282.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  52. 52.
    Walker, T.M. and Poore, G.C.B., Rediagnosis of Palaemon and differentiation of Southern Australian species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae), Mem. Mus. Vic., 2003, vol. 60, pp. 243–256.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  53. 53.
    Wilcove, D.S., Rothstein, D., Dubow, J., Philips, A., and Losos, E., Assessing the relative importance of habitat destruction, alien species, pollution, over-exploitation, and disease, BioScience, 1998, vol. 48, pp. 607–616.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  54. 54.
    Worsfold, T.M. and Ashelby, C.W., Additional UK records of the non-native prawn Palaemon macrodactylus (Crustacea: Decapoda), Mar. Biodiversity Rec., 2008, vol. 1: e48.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  55. 55.
    Zalogin, B.S. and Kosarev, A.N., Morya (The Seas), Moscow: Mysl’, 1999.Google Scholar
  56. 56.
    Zalota, A.K., Spiridonov, V.A., and Kolyuchkina, G.A., In situ observations and census of invasive mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Crustacea: Decapoda: Panopeidae) applied in the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, Arthropoda Sel., 2016, vol. 25, pp. 39–62.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Pleiades Publishing, Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kovalevsky Institute of Marine Biological Research, Russian Academy of SciencesSevastopolRussia
  2. 2.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

Personalised recommendations