Atherinomorus forskalii((Ruppell, 1838))


Details
Author:
(Ruppell, 1838)
Ecofunctional Group:
Pelagic Fish
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1902
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Tornaritis, 1987: Cyprus
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Atherina forskalii, Atherina forskalii, Atherinomorus lacunosus, Pranesus pinguis, Pranesus pinguis,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Actinopterygii, Order : Atheriniformes, Family : Atherinidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Egypt Levantine 1902 established East Mediterranean Tillier, 1902
Greece Aegean Sea 1986 established East Mediterranean Quignard & Pras, 1986
Israel Levantine 1924 established East Mediterranean Norman, 1927
Lebanon Levantine 1962 established East Mediterranean George et al., 1964
Libya Libyan Sea 1982 established Central Mediterranean Shakman & Kinzelbach, 2007b
Syria Levantine 1999 established East Mediterranean Saad et al., 2002
Tunisia unknown 2005 established Central Mediterranean Ben Souissi et al., 2006b
Turkey Aegean Sea 1966 established East Mediterranean Geldiay, 1969b
Turkey Levantine 1949 established East Mediterranean Kosswig, 1950
Cyprus Levantine 1929 established East Mediterranean Norman, 1929

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Ben Souissi J., Mejri H., Zaouali J. & Capape C., 2006b. Occurrence of an exotic silverside most closely related to Atherinomorus lacunosus (Atherinidae) in southern Tunisia (central Mediterranean). Cymbium, 30,4: 379-381, ( CMEDTUNUNK-L394 )
  • Norman, J.R., 1929. Notes on the fishes of the Suez Canal. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, London, 2: 616., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L387 )
  • Quignard J.P. & Pras A. ,1986. Scaridae. In Whitehead P.J.P. et al. (eds) Fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Paris: UNESCO, pp. 943–944., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L389 )
  • Norman, J.R., 1927. Zoological results of the Cambridge Expedition to the Suez Canal. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 22: 375-389., ( EMEDISRLEV-L390 )
  • George C. J., Athanassiou V. A. & Boulos I., 1964. - The fishes of the coastal waters of Lebanon. Misc. Papers Nat. Sci. Am. Univ. Beirut, 4: 1-24., ( EMEDLBNLEV-L391 )
  • Geldiay, R., 1969b. Izmir Korfezinin baslica baliklari ve muhtemel invasionlari. Ege Universitesi Fen Fakultesi Monografileri, Izmir, 135 pp., ( EMEDTURAEG-L395 )
  • Kosswig, C., 1950. Erythraische fische im Mittelmeer und an der grenze der Agais. Syllegomena Biologica, Festschrift Kleinschmidt: 203 -212., ( EMEDTURLEV-L396 )