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Kiel: Wachholtz, 2015
Attachment is one of the major interactions between an organism and its environment. An enormous diversity of organs or secretory products has been evolved to enhance adhesion and friction with various substrates. The biological functions comprise maintenance of position, locomotion, prey capture, defence,...
Human-mediated introductions of species crossing oceans and continents gain increasing scientific and public attention as a major biological consequence of globalisation. Marine ecosystems are facing particularly high numbers of biological invasions. Gaining knowledge about factors promoting invasion...