Spondylus spinosus(Schmarda, 1861)


Details
Author:
Schmarda, 1861
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1988
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Mienis, 1976e: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Spondylus marisrubri,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Bivalvia, Order : Pectinoida, Family : Spondylidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Israel Levantine 1988 established East Mediterranean Mienis et al., 1993a
Lebanon Levantine 1999-2002 established East Mediterranean Zibrowius & Bitar, 2003
Syria Levantine 2002 established East Mediterranean Bitar et al., 2003
Turkey Levantine 1991 established East Mediterranean Engl & Ceviker, 1999
Cyprus Levantine 2001 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2009c

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Zenetos, A., Konstantinou, F., Konstantinou, G., 2009c. Towards homogenization of the Levantine alien biota: Additions to the alien molluscan fauna along the Cypriot coast. JMBA, Marine Biodiversity Records, 6717, ( EMEDCYPLEV-L3070 )
  • Mienis H.K., Galili E. & Rapoport J., 1993a. The spiny oyster, Spondylus spinosus, a well established Indo-Pacific bivalve in the eastern Mediterranean off Israel (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Spondylidae). Zoology in the Middle East: Mollusca, 9: 83-91., ( EMEDISRLEV-L3071 )
  • Zibrowius H & Bitar G., 2003. Invertebres marins exotiques sur la cote du Liban. Lebanese Science Journal 4: 67-74, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L3072 )
  • Bitar G., Dupuy de la Gr&rive R. & Foulquie M., Second mission relating to the Development of Marine Protected Areas on Syrian coasts, 1-18 August 2003, ( EMEDSYRLEV-L3073 )
  • Engl W. & Ceviker D., 1999. New migrant species from southeast Turkey Psammotreta praerupta (Salisbury, 1934) and Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1817. La Conchiglia, 290: 17-20., ( EMEDTURLEV-L3074 )