International Association
for Open Knowledge
on Invasive Alien Species
Individual Member Profile
Prof. Karolina Bącela-Spychalska Associate Professor
Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Hydrobiology
Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection University of Lodz
Position in the INVASIVESNET Associate Member
Deputy Editor-in-Chief of BioInvasions Records
Advisory Editor of Aquatic Invasions
Expertise My scientific interest includes biology, ecology and bio- and phylogeography of invasive amphipod crustaceans in European waters, as well as their life histories. I am also focused on the problem of parasitism in biological invasions with gammarid-Microsporidia system as a model.
Expertise Keywords
fresh waters, brackish waters, biological invasions, alien species, phylogeography, evolutionary biology, parasitism, species interactions
Europe, Ponto-Caspian Region
Crustacea, Malacostraca, Peracarida, Amphipoda
amphipod, crustacean
Online databases
Editorial assignments
Reviewing experience Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Animal Behavior, Aquatic Invasions, Aquatic Ecology, Aquatic Invasions, Bioinvasion Records, Biological Invasions, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, International Journal of Limnology,Contributions to Zoology, Crustaceana, Hydrobiologia, International Journal of Enviro012, 1-nmental Research, International Review of Hydrobiology, Marine Biology, Oceanologia, Oecologia, PeerJ, Turkish Journal of Zoology, Zoology in the Middle East, Zoologiche Anzeiger
Professional societies INVASIVESNET
Expert networks and working groups Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Professional social networks
2021 International Association for Open Knowledge on Invasive Alien Species | Registered Association 221.451
Registered Office: PL 6, 00981 Helsinki, Finland