competition and habitat alteration (Mack et al., 2000). Thus, there is a growing need to understand the invasion process and to predict the success and effects of invading species (Moyle and Light, 1996) in order to
AbstractThe integrity of aquatic ecosystems is being challenged worldwide by invading species, which has been one of the frequent causes of biodiversity loss. The invader may cause extinctions of vulnerable native species through predation, grazing, competition and habitat alteration. Keywords: Daphnia lumholtzi, exotic species, neotropical, zooplankton.
Espécie exótica de zooplâncton na planície de inundação do