Aplysia dactylomela(Randall, 1981)


Details
Author:
Randall, 1981
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Mollusca
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
2002
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Turan et al., 2011: Turkey
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/ballasts, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Gastropoda, Order : Anaspidea, Family : Aplysiidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 2005 established East Mediterranean David, 2005
Greece Ionian Sea 2005 established Central Mediterranean Sterniuk-Gronek, 2005
Croatia Adriatic 2006 established Adriatic Turk, 2006
Israel Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Pasternak & Galil, 2010
Italy Adriatic 2006 established Adriatic Turk, 2006
Italy Ionian Sea 2008 established Central Mediterranean Crocetta & Colamonaco, 2008
Italy unknown 2002 established Central Mediterranean Trainito, 2003
Malta unknown 2008 established Central Mediterranean Schembri, 2008
Turkey Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Cinar et al., 2006
Cyprus Levantine 2004 established East Mediterranean Yokes, 2006

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Turk, T., 2006. Aplysia dactylomela from Croatia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find.cfm?id=17598 Turk (2011) Annales 21(1), 5-10, ( ADRIHRVADR-L268 )
  • Turk, T., 2006. Aplysia dactylomela from Croatia. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find.cfm?id=17598 Turk (2011) Annales 21(1), 5-10, ( ADRIITAADR-L275 )
  • Rudman W.B., 2005. Several recent records in the Mediterranean (Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, and a somewhat older record from the Sicilian Channel) were posted on www.seaslugforum.net (On-line publication of the Australian Museum, Sydney)., ( CMEDGRCION-L271 )
  • Crocetta F, Colamonaco G., 2008. Percnon gibbesi (Crustacea: Decapoda) and Aplysia dactylomela (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the Taranto Gulf (Ionian Sea): new populations incoming. JMBA2 – Biodiversity Records, ( CMEDITAION-L273 )
  • Trainito, E., 2003. Mediterranean harlequins, a field guide to Mediterranean sea slugs. Olbia: Taphros Editions., ( CMEDITAUNK-L274 )
  • Schembri PJ, 2008. Occurrence of the alien sea hare Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828 (Opistobranchia, Aplysiidae) in Malta. Medit Mar Sci 9(2): 113-116., ( CMEDMLTUNK-L276 )
  • Yokes, M.B., 2006. Aplysia dactylomela: an alien opisthobranch in the Mediterranean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK – Biodiversity Records 5299, published online., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L269 )
  • David, A., 2005. Another record of Aplysia dactylomela from Greece. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find.cfm?id=14517, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L270 )
  • Pasternak G & Galil BS., 2010. Occurrence of the alien sea hare Aplysia dactylomela Rang, 1828 (Opisthobranchia, Aplysiidae) in Israel. Aquatic Invasions 5: 437–440, ( EMEDISRLEV-L272 )
  • Cinar, M.E., Bilecenoglu, M., Ozturk, B. & CAN, A., 2006. New records of alien species on the Levantine coast of Turkey. Aquatic Invasions, 1: 84-90, ( EMEDTURLEV-L277 )