Aquilonastra burtoni((Gray, 1840))


Details
Author:
(Gray, 1840)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indian W
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1953
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Tregouboff & Rose, 1957
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Asterina burtoni, Asterina burtoni burtoni, Asterina wega,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Echinodermata, Class : Asteroidea, Order : Valvatida, Family : Asterinidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Egypt Levantine 1966 established East Mediterranean source not verified
Israel Levantine unknown East Mediterranean Tortonese, 1953-1954
Lebanon Levantine 1965 established East Mediterranean Tortonese, 1966
Cyprus Levantine 2003 established East Mediterranean Tzomos et al., 2010

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Tzomos T., Chartosia N., Christodoulou M. & Kitsos MS., 2010. New records and range expansion of lessepsian migrants in the Levantine and Aegean Seas. Marine Biodiversity Records, page 1 of 5. # Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, doi:10, ( EMEDCYPLEV-L309 )
  • Tortonese E., 1953-1954. Gli Echinodermi viventi presso le coste dello Stato di Israele. (Mar di Levante, Golfo di Elath). Bolletino dei Musei di Zoologia e di anatomia comparata della R. Universita di Torino 4(4): 39-72, ( EMEDISRLEV-L311 )
  • Tortonese E., 1966. Echinoderms from the coast of Lebanon.Miscellaneous Papers in the Natural Sciences, the American University of Beirut 5: 2-5., ( EMEDLBNLEV-L312 )