Asterias rubens(Linnaeus, 1755)


Details
Author:
Linnaeus, 1755
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Atlantic NE
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1990
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Albayral & Ceviker, 2001: Turkey
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/ballasts, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Asteracanthion distichum, Asteracanthion rubens , Asteracanthion violaceus, Asterias attenuata , Asterias clathrata , Asterias disticha , Asterias fabricii , Asterias gigantea , Asterias glacialis , Asterias holsatica , Asterias minuta , Asterias murrayi, Asterias pallida , Asterias rubens violacea , Asterias spinosa , Asterias stimpsoni , Asterias violacea , Asterias vulgaris, Stellonia rubens , Uraster rubens, Uraster violaceus ,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Echinodermata, Class : Asteroidea, Order : Forcipulatida, Family : Asteriidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Turkey Marmara 1990 established East Mediterranean Albayrak, 1996

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Albayrak, S., 1996. Echinoderm fauna of the Bosphorus (Turkiye). Oebalia, 22: 25-32, ( EMEDTURMAR-L378 )