Cytogenetic study on the invasive species Gmelinoides fasciatus in the ecosystem of the Gulf of Finland

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The amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus from Lake Baikal is an example of a species being introduced into a number of water bodies in Russia, including the water system of North-west Russia, to expand food reserves of commercial fish. The interest in this crustacean has been attributed to its successful adaptation and expanding habitat area in the region. In order to assess the role of genetic mechanisms in adaptation to new conditions the frequency of chromosomal aberrations (ChA) at anaphase and telophase stages of mitosis in G. fasciatus embryos from six local populations of Lake Baikal and two invasive populations of the Gulf of Finland, originating from natural habitats were studied in two sequential years. The average level of ChA varied slightly between 0.95% in the samples collected in Lake Baikal and 2.9% in those from the Gulf of Finland. A significant increase in the frequency of ChA was found at two sites in Lake Baikal in 2015 and at two locations in the Gulf of Finland in 2016. First information on G. fasciatus chromosome number and constitution acquired by means of molecular cytogenetic techniques is presented and discussed. The results enable us to suggest this amphipod as a sensitive model to study possible mechanisms of biological adaptation and at the same time as a natural bioindicator of the environmental state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-618
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Volume99
Issue number3
Early online date20 Jul 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2019

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Gulf of Finland
Lake Baikal
cytogenetics
invasive species
chromosome aberrations
ecosystems
ecosystem
lake
amphipod
Amphipoda
Russia
telophase
anaphase
habitat
habitats
introduced species
bioindicator
mitosis
chromosome number
body water

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abstract = "The amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus from Lake Baikal is an example of a species being introduced into a number of water bodies in Russia, including the water system of North-west Russia, to expand food reserves of commercial fish. The interest in this crustacean has been attributed to its successful adaptation and expanding habitat area in the region. In order to assess the role of genetic mechanisms in adaptation to new conditions the frequency of chromosomal aberrations (ChA) at anaphase and telophase stages of mitosis in G. fasciatus embryos from six local populations of Lake Baikal and two invasive populations of the Gulf of Finland, originating from natural habitats were studied in two sequential years. The average level of ChA varied slightly between 0.95{\%} in the samples collected in Lake Baikal and 2.9{\%} in those from the Gulf of Finland. A significant increase in the frequency of ChA was found at two sites in Lake Baikal in 2015 and at two locations in the Gulf of Finland in 2016. First information on G. fasciatus chromosome number and constitution acquired by means of molecular cytogenetic techniques is presented and discussed. The results enable us to suggest this amphipod as a sensitive model to study possible mechanisms of biological adaptation and at the same time as a natural bioindicator of the environmental state.",
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author = "Larisa Barabanova and Svetlana Galkina and Elena Mikhailova",
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(eds) Book of papers of the International Conference on Bioindication in Monitoring of Freshwater Ecosystem, St. Petersburg, 23–27 October 2007. St. Petersburg: LEMA, pp. 67–72. Google Scholar Barbashova, M.A., Malavin, S.A. and Kurashov, E.A. (2013) First finding of Baikalian amphipod Micruropus possolskii Sowinsky, 1915 (Amphipoda, Crustacea) in Lake Ladoga. Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 4, 219–224. CrossRef | Google Scholar Barkov, D.V. and Kurashov, E.A. (2011) Population characteristics and life cycle of the Lake Baikal invader Gmelinoides fasciatus (Stebbing, 1899) (Crustacea: Amphipoda in Lake Ladoga). Inland Water Biology 4, 192–202. CrossRef | Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. (2005) Seasonal dynamics of structure and fecundity of the Baikalian amphipod (Gmelinoides fasciatus, Amphipoda, Crustacea) population in reedbeds of the Neva Bay. Zoological Journal 84, 411–419. Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. (2009) Interspecific interactions of amphipods Gammarus lacustris and Gmelinoides fasciatus. Russian Journal of Ecology 40, 81–85. CrossRef | Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. and Panov, V.E. (2003) Establishment of the Baikalian amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus (Amphipoda, Crustacea) in Lake Onega. Zoological Journal 82, 731–734. Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. and Petryashev, V.V. (2012) Invasions of higher crustaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca) in waters of the Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea). Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 1, 1–18. Google Scholar Berezina, N.A., Razinkovas-Baziukas, A. and Tiunov, A.V. (2017) Non-indigenous amphipods and mysids in coastal food webs of eastern Baltic Sea estuaries. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 97, 581–590. doi: 10.1017/S0025315416000643. CrossRef | Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. and Strelnikova, A.P. (2010) The role of the introduced amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus and native amphipods as fish food in two large-scale north-western Russian inland water bodies: Lake Ladoga and Rybinsk Reservoir. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 26, 89–95. CrossRef | Google Scholar Bogutskaya, N. and Hale, J. (2008) Freshwater ecoregions of the world. http://www.feov.org/ecoregions/detailes/lake_baikal. Google Scholar Coleman, C.O. (1994) Karyological studies in amphipoda (Crustacea). Ophelia 39, 93–105. CrossRef | Google Scholar Daev, E.V. and Dukelskaya, A.V. (2011) The karyotype instability of wild nature inhabitants could serve as a general sign of adverse environmental impact. Journal of Environmental Indicators 6, 33–40. Google Scholar Daev, E.V., Dukelskaya, A.V. and Barabanova, L.V. (2015) Cytogenetic approaches for determining ecological stress in aquatic and terrestrial biosystems. Russian Journal of Genetics: Applied Research 5, 441–448. doi: 10.1134/S2079059715050056. 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(eds) Book of papers of the International Conference on Bioindication in Monitoring of Freshwater Ecosystem, St. Petersburg, 23–27 October 2007. St. Petersburg: LEMA, pp. 67–72. Google Scholar Barbashova, M.A., Malavin, S.A. and Kurashov, E.A. (2013) First finding of Baikalian amphipod Micruropus possolskii Sowinsky, 1915 (Amphipoda, Crustacea) in Lake Ladoga. Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 4, 219–224. CrossRef | Google Scholar Barkov, D.V. and Kurashov, E.A. (2011) Population characteristics and life cycle of the Lake Baikal invader Gmelinoides fasciatus (Stebbing, 1899) (Crustacea: Amphipoda in Lake Ladoga). Inland Water Biology 4, 192–202. CrossRef | Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. (2005) Seasonal dynamics of structure and fecundity of the Baikalian amphipod (Gmelinoides fasciatus, Amphipoda, Crustacea) population in reedbeds of the Neva Bay. Zoological Journal 84, 411–419. Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. (2009) Interspecific interactions of amphipods Gammarus lacustris and Gmelinoides fasciatus. Russian Journal of Ecology 40, 81–85. CrossRef | Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. and Panov, V.E. (2003) Establishment of the Baikalian amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus (Amphipoda, Crustacea) in Lake Onega. Zoological Journal 82, 731–734. Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. and Petryashev, V.V. (2012) Invasions of higher crustaceans (Crustacea: Malacostraca) in waters of the Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea). Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 1, 1–18. Google Scholar Berezina, N.A., Razinkovas-Baziukas, A. and Tiunov, A.V. (2017) Non-indigenous amphipods and mysids in coastal food webs of eastern Baltic Sea estuaries. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 97, 581–590. doi: 10.1017/S0025315416000643. CrossRef | Google Scholar Berezina, N.A. and Strelnikova, A.P. (2010) The role of the introduced amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus and native amphipods as fish food in two large-scale north-western Russian inland water bodies: Lake Ladoga and Rybinsk Reservoir. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 26, 89–95. CrossRef | Google Scholar Bogutskaya, N. and Hale, J. (2008) Freshwater ecoregions of the world. http://www.feov.org/ecoregions/detailes/lake_baikal. Google Scholar Coleman, C.O. (1994) Karyological studies in amphipoda (Crustacea). Ophelia 39, 93–105. CrossRef | Google Scholar Daev, E.V. and Dukelskaya, A.V. (2011) The karyotype instability of wild nature inhabitants could serve as a general sign of adverse environmental impact. Journal of Environmental Indicators 6, 33–40. Google Scholar Daev, E.V., Dukelskaya, A.V. and Barabanova, L.V. (2015) Cytogenetic approaches for determining ecological stress in aquatic and terrestrial biosystems. Russian Journal of Genetics: Applied Research 5, 441–448. doi: 10.1134/S2079059715050056. CrossRef | Google Scholar Fedorov, L.A. and Yablokov, A.V. (1999) Pesticides: a toxic blow to the biosphere and humans. Moscow: Nauka Publishing House. Google Scholar Fedoseeva, E.V. and Stom, D.I. (2015) Preference and avoidance reactions in some Baikalian amphipods and holarctic Gammarus lacustris Sars, 1863 in response to a humic-containing preparation. Inland Water Biology 8, 130–135. CrossRef | Google Scholar Gomanenko, G.V., Kamaltynov, R.M., Kuzmenkova, Zh.V., Berenos, K. and Sherbakov, D.Yu. (2005) Population structure of the Baikalian amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus (Stebbing). Russian Journal of Genetics 41, 907–912. CrossRef | Google Scholar Gorokhova, E., Dowling, T.E., Weider, L.J., Crease, T.J. and Elser, J.J. (2002) Functional and ecological significance of rDNA intergenic spacer variation in a clonal organism under divergent selection for production rate. Proceedings of Royal Society of London. Series B 269, 2373–2379. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2002.2145. CrossRef | Google Scholar Hochachka, P.W. and Somero, G.N. (1973) Stragedies of biochemical adaptation. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company. Google Scholar Ioffe, C.I. (1968) The review of GosNIORH activity on acclimatization of fish food invertebrates in reservoirs. Izvestiya GosNIORH 67, 7–29. Google Scholar Ioffe, Ts.I. (1974) Enrichment of food supply for fish in reservoirs of the USSR by means of invertebrates acclimation. Izvestiya GosNIORH 100, 3–206. Google Scholar Krapp, T., Rampin, M. and Libertini, A. (2008) A cytogenetical study of Ischyroceridae (Amphipoda) allows the identification of a new species, Jassa cadetta sp. N., in the Lagoon of Venice. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 8, 337–345. CrossRef | Google Scholar Kuzmenkova, Z.V., Sherbakov, D.U. and Smith, J.E. (2008) Diversity of microsporidia, that parasitize on Baikal amphipods Gmelinoides fasciatus from different populations. Izvestiya Irkutskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta, Series Biology, Ecology 1, 56–61. Google Scholar Lecher, P., Defaye, D. and Noel, P. (1995) Chromosome and nuclear DNA of Crustacea. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 27, 85–114. CrossRef | Google Scholar Lehtonen, K.K., Sundelin, B., Lang, T. and Strand, J. (2014) Development of tools for integrated monitoring and assessment of hazardous substances and their biological effects in the Baltic Sea. AMBIO: A Journal of Human Environment 43, 69–81. doi: 10.1007/s13280-013-0478-3. CrossRef | Google Scholar | PubMed Libertini, A., Colomba, M.S. and Vitturi, R. (2000) Cytogenetics of the amphipod Jassa marmorata (Corophioidea: Ischyroceridae). Karyotype morphology, chromosome banding, FISH, and nuclear DNA content. Journal of Crustacean Biology 20, 350–356. CrossRef | Google Scholar Libertini, A. and Rampin, M. (2009) A molecular cytogenetic study on some Icelandic amphipods (Crustacea) by fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Open Zoology Journal 2, 109–116. CrossRef | Google Scholar Martin, P. (1994) Lake Baikal. Archiv für Hydrobiologie – BeiheftErgebnisse der Limnologie 44, 3–11. Google Scholar Mito, T., Tanaka, T. and Aranishi, F. (2014) Genetic variability and reproduction structure of Corbicula japonica in major fishing brackish lakes in Japan. Open Journal of Marine Science 4, 174–184. CrossRef | Google Scholar Morino, H., Kamaltynov, R.M., Nakai, K. and Mashiko, K. (2000) Phenetic analysis, trophic specialization and habitat partitioning in the Baikal amphipod genus Eulimnogammarus (Crustacea). Advances in Ecological Research 31, 355–376. CrossRef | Google Scholar Nirchio, M., Oliveira, C., Siccha-Ramirez, Z.R., de Sene, V.F., Sola, L., Milana, V. and Rossi, A.R. (2017) The Mugil curema species complex (Pisces, Mugilidae): a new karyotype for the Pacific white mullet mitochondrial lineage. Comparative Cytogenetics 11, 225–237. CrossRef | Google Scholar | PubMed Panov, V.E. (1996) Establishment of the Baikalian endemic amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus in Lake Ladoga. In Simola, H., Viljanen, M., Slepukhina, T. and Murthy, R. (eds) Proceedings of the 1st International Lake Ladoga Symposium. Hydrobiologia 322, 187–192. CrossRef | Google Scholar Panov, V.E. and Berezina, N.A. (2002) Invasion history, biology and impacts of the Baikalian amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus (Stebbing). In Leppäkoski, E., Gollasch, S. and Olenin, S. (eds) Invasive aquatic species of Europe – distribution, impacts and management. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 96–103. CrossRef | Google Scholar Schletterer, M. and Kuzovlev, V.V. (2012) Documentation of the presence of Gmelinoides fasciatus (Stebbing, 1899) and the native benthic fauna in the Volga River at Tver (Tver Region, Russia). Aquatic Insects 34, 139–155. CrossRef | Google Scholar Sherbakov, D.Y., Kamaltynov, R.M., Ogarkov, O.B. and Verheyen, E. (1998) Patterns of evolutionary change in Baikalian gammarids inferred from DNA sequences (Crustacea, Amphipoda). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 10, 160–167. CrossRef | Google Scholar Stepakov, A., Galkina, S., Bogomaz, D., Gaginskaya, E. and Saifitdinova, A. (2015) Modified synthesis of 6-carboxyfluorescein (6-FAM): application to probe labeling for conventional cytogenetics. British Journal of Applied Science and Technology 7, 423–428. CrossRef | Google Scholar Strode, E., Golubkov, S.M., Berezina, N.A., Balode, M. and Lehtonen, K.K. (2013) Sediment quality assessment using Gmelinoides fasciatus and Monoporea affinis (Amphipoda, Gammaridea) in the Northeastern Baltic Sea. Crustaceana 86, 780–801. Google Scholar Takhteev, V.V. (2000) Essays on the amphipods of Lake Baikal (systematics, comparative ecology, ecology, evolution). Irkutsk: Irkutsk State University Press. Google Scholar Timoshkin, O.A., Sitnikova, T.Ya., Rusinek, O.T., Pronin, N.M., Proviz, V.I., Melnik, N.G., Kamaltynov, R.M., Mazepova, G.F., Adov, F.V., Anokhin, B.A., Arov, I.V., Baldanova, D.R., Biserov, V.I., Bondarenko, N.A., Burdukovskaya, T.G., Grygier, M.J., Danilov, S.N., Dzuba, E.V., Dubeshko, L.N., Dugarov, Zh.N., Dudichev, A.L., Evstigneeva, T.D., Efremova, S.M., Zhil'tsova, L.A., Kawakatsu, M., Korgina, E.M., Korobkova, N.V., Kritskaya, U.A., Kutikova, L.A., Lyamkin, V.F., Natyaganova, A.V., Naumova, T.V., Nekrasov, A.V., Novikova, O.A., Obolkina, L.A., Okuneva, G.L., Podtyazhkina, M.M., Pomazkova, G.I., Popov, V.V., Pronina, S.V., Rozhkova, N.A., Sanzhieva, S.D., Semernoy, V.P., Sideleva, V.G., Slugina, Z.V., Starobogatov, Ya.I., Stepanjants, S.D., Tanichev, A.I., Tuzovsky, P.V., Khamnueva, T.R., Tsalolikhin, S.Ya., Sheveleva, N.G., Shibanova, I.V., Shirokaya, A.A. and Shoshin, A.V. (2001) Index of animal species inhabiting Lake Baikal and its catchment area. In Timoshkin, O.A. (ed.). Guides and keys to identification of fauna and flora of Lake Baikal. Novosibirsk: Nauka, 723 pp [Volume I. Lake Baikal, book 1.]. Google Scholar Wayne, D. (1999) Biostatistics: a foundation for analysis in the health science, 7th edition. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Google Scholar Zadoenko, I.N., Leis, O.A. and Grigoryev, V.F. (1985) Acclimatization of Baikal gammarids in water bodies of the USSR, results and prospects. Sbornik nauchnyh Trudov GOSNIORH 232, 30–34. [In Russian] Google Scholar

PY - 2019/5

Y1 - 2019/5

N2 - The amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus from Lake Baikal is an example of a species being introduced into a number of water bodies in Russia, including the water system of North-west Russia, to expand food reserves of commercial fish. The interest in this crustacean has been attributed to its successful adaptation and expanding habitat area in the region. In order to assess the role of genetic mechanisms in adaptation to new conditions the frequency of chromosomal aberrations (ChA) at anaphase and telophase stages of mitosis in G. fasciatus embryos from six local populations of Lake Baikal and two invasive populations of the Gulf of Finland, originating from natural habitats were studied in two sequential years. The average level of ChA varied slightly between 0.95% in the samples collected in Lake Baikal and 2.9% in those from the Gulf of Finland. A significant increase in the frequency of ChA was found at two sites in Lake Baikal in 2015 and at two locations in the Gulf of Finland in 2016. First information on G. fasciatus chromosome number and constitution acquired by means of molecular cytogenetic techniques is presented and discussed. The results enable us to suggest this amphipod as a sensitive model to study possible mechanisms of biological adaptation and at the same time as a natural bioindicator of the environmental state.

AB - The amphipod Gmelinoides fasciatus from Lake Baikal is an example of a species being introduced into a number of water bodies in Russia, including the water system of North-west Russia, to expand food reserves of commercial fish. The interest in this crustacean has been attributed to its successful adaptation and expanding habitat area in the region. In order to assess the role of genetic mechanisms in adaptation to new conditions the frequency of chromosomal aberrations (ChA) at anaphase and telophase stages of mitosis in G. fasciatus embryos from six local populations of Lake Baikal and two invasive populations of the Gulf of Finland, originating from natural habitats were studied in two sequential years. The average level of ChA varied slightly between 0.95% in the samples collected in Lake Baikal and 2.9% in those from the Gulf of Finland. A significant increase in the frequency of ChA was found at two sites in Lake Baikal in 2015 and at two locations in the Gulf of Finland in 2016. First information on G. fasciatus chromosome number and constitution acquired by means of molecular cytogenetic techniques is presented and discussed. The results enable us to suggest this amphipod as a sensitive model to study possible mechanisms of biological adaptation and at the same time as a natural bioindicator of the environmental state.

KW - adaptation, Gulf of Finland, bioindication, cytogenetics, Lake Baikal, Gmelinoides fasciatus

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85025134359&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1017/S0025315417001357

DO - 10.1017/S0025315417001357

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:85025134359

VL - 99

SP - 611

EP - 618

JO - Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

JF - Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom

SN - 0025-3154

IS - 3

ER -