This is the first confirmed record of Hellobdella europaea in the South Pacific region. The species is considered to be invasive in Europe, south east Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Rashni B, Brown K (2021): Hellobdella europaea occurrence in Fiji. v1. The University of the South Pacific. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.sprep.org/resource?r=heuropaea_fiji_usp&v=1.0
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Occurrence; leech; introduced; freshwater
- Originator ●
- Point Of Contact
The island of Viti Levu in Fiji.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-18.646, 176.88], North East [-17.099, 178.945]|
The freshwater leech Hellobdella europaea
|Start Date / End Date||2015-01-01 / 2020-01-01|
No Description available
|Title||Addressing Oceania’s freshwater biodiversity data deficiency by mobilizing Melanesian datasets|
The personnel involved in the project:
|Study Extent||Island of Viti Levu, in the Provinces of Ba and Nadroga-Navosa.|
Method step description:
- To be described.