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An amphipod, Cryptorchestia cavimana

Overview table

Environment: Marine and Freshwater
Species status: Non-Native
Native range: Southeastern Europe
Functional type: Filter-feeder
Status in England: Non-Native
Status in Scotland: Non-Native
Status in Wales: Non-Native
Location of first record: River Thames, Surrey
Date of first record: 1942

Distribution map

Map of the UK with areas shaded to show the UK distribution of An amphipod

GB Distribution from NBN Atlas

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