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Unsuccessfull introduction of the common pleco Hypostomus plecostomus Linnaeus, 1758 (Loricariidae) in artificial pond in Warsaw, Central Poland

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This paper describes the case of an unsuccessful introduction of the common pleco Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Loricariidae) in an artificial water reservoir near Warsaw Citadel, which is the second instance described for representatives of American loricariid fish species in Poland. A landed individual has been labelled and presented in the photographs. The finding is discussed with available polish inland waters data and authors observations.
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  • Department of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Faculty of Animal Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, ul. Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786 Warsaw, Poland
  • Veterinary Clinic “Ostoja Salvet”, Hlonda 2 lok.U7, 02-972 Warsaw, Poland
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, ul. Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786 Warsaw, Poland
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