Rhithropanopeus harrisii((Gould, 1841))


Details
Author:
(Gould, 1841)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Crustacea
Origin:
Atlantic N
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1994
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Moncharmont-Zei, 1968: Italy
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Contaminant:Aquaculture, shipping/ballasts, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Arthropoda, Class : Malacostraca, Order : Decapoda, Family : Panopeidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
France unknown <2001 casual West Mediterranean Noel, 2001
Italy Adriatic 1994 established Adriatic Mizzan & Zanella, 1996
Tunisia unknown 2003 established West Mediterranean Ben Soussi et al., 2004

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Mizzan L. & Zanella L., 1996. First record of Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) (Crustacea., Decapoda, Xanthidae) in the Italian Waters. Boll. Mus. civ. St. Nat. Venezia. 46: 109-122., ( ADRIITAADR-L2720 )
  • Noel P., 2001. Le crabe americain Rhithropanopeus harrisii etend-t-il actuellement son aire de distribution en Mediterranee? Rapports de la Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Mediterranee 36: 407, ( WMEDFRAUNK-L2719 )
  • Ben Soussi J., Zaouali J, Rezig M, Bradai MN, Quignard, JP & Rudman B., 2004. Contribution a l'etude de quelques recentes migrations d'especes exotiques dans les eaux Tunisiennes. Rapp. Comm. Int. Mer Medit 37:312, ( WMEDTUNUNK-L2721 )