Diagnosis, Systematics, and Notes on Grandidierella japonica (Amphipoda: Gammaridea) and Its Introduction to the Pacific Coast of the United States
Chapman, John W.
Dorman, Julie A.
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The introduction of Grandidierella japonica Stephensen, 1938 (Corophiidae) from Japan to Tomales Bay, Bolinas Lagoon and San Francisco Bay, California, is recorded for the first time. A diagnosis and a list of associate species are given. The possible synonymy of the genera Grandidierella and Neomicrodeutopus is indicated. This species probably arrived with oyster spat transplants from Japan.