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César Capinha, Lluís Brotons and Pedro Anastácio (2012) Geographical variability in propagule pressure and climatic suitability explain the European distribution of two highly invasive crayfishJournal of Biogeography 40: 548–558. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jbi.12025/abstract

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