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Dr. Michal Janáč Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Vertebrate Biology
Position in the INVASIVESNET Associate Member
Associate Editor of Aquatic Invasions and BioInvasions Records
Expertise I am interested in general patterns of biological, and especially freshwater, invasions. Recently, I am focusing on problematics of invaders' impact evaluation and problems connected with impact case-specificity and connected unpredictability. My work also encompasses studying the patterns in invaders' spread, role of their life-history traits plasticity and alterations in host-parasite interactions following the invasion.
Expertise Keywords
aquatic invasions; freshwater invasions; invasion impact; impact case-specificity; host-parasite interactions; life-history traits; dispersal; Ponto-Caspian gobiids
Gobiidae; Centrarchidae; Ictaluridae; Neogobius melanostomus; Ponticola kessleri; Babka gymnotrachelus; Lepomis gibbosus; Ameiurus nebulosus
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Editorial assignments Aquatic Invasions - Associate Editor BioInvasions Records - Associate Editor
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