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The invasive red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus): Mortality, individual growth and dispersal in Norwegian waters
(Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2014-10-01)
To improve local economy, the red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) was introduced to the Barents Sea by Soviet scientists in the 1960s. Adapting well to the new environment, the growing population gradually invaded new areas along the coast of northern Norway. The red king crab has become a valuable marine resource but as an introduced species, it is also a potential threat to the ecosystem. ...