Contributions to Zoology, 80 (2) – 2011

Coexistence of surface and cave amphipods in an ecotone environment

Roman Luštrik1,3, Martin Turjak1, Simona Kralj-Fišer2, Cene Fišer1

1.  University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical faculty, Department of Biology, PO Box 2995, SI-1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia

2.  Jovan Hadži Institute of Biology, Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, PO Box 306, SI-1001 Ljubljana, Slovenia

3. roman.lustrik@gmail.com

Keywords: Amphipoda, cannibalism, competition, ecotone, microhabitat preference, predation