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International Journal of Ecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 813016, 10 pages
Specific Niche Characteristics Facilitate the Invasion of an Alien Fish Invader in Boreal Streams
1Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute, Manamansalontie 90, 88300 Paltamo, Finland
2Biodiversity Change Group, Ecosystem Change Unit, Natural Environment Centre, Finnish Environment Institute, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 413, FI-90014, Finland
3Department of Biology, University of Oulu, P.O. Box 3000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
Received 4 August 2011; Revised 17 November 2011; Accepted 19 November 2011
Academic Editor: Andrew Sih
Copyright © 2012 Kai Korsu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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