The Ponto-Caspian isopod, Jaera istri Veuille, 1979, an endemic species of the river Danube, invaded the lower river Rhine in 1997. This paper provides notes on its identification and first records in the lower Rhine, and documents its subsequent population development.


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Kelleher, B., bij de Vaate, A., Swarte, M., Klink, A. G., & van der Velde, G. (2000). Identification, invasion and population development of the ponto-caspian isopod Jaera istri Veuille (Janiridae) in the lower Rhine, the Netherlands. Beaufortia, 50(4), 89–94.