Botrylloides violaceus(Ohtsuka, 1984)


Details
Author:
Ohtsuka, 1984
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Pacific NW
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1993
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Zariquiey-Alvarez, 1968: Spain
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Contaminant:Aquaculture, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Ascidiacea, Order : Stolidobranchia, Family : Styelidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Italy Adriatic 1991 established Adriatic Zaniolo et al., 1998

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Zaniolo, G., Manni, L., Brunetti, R. & Burighel, P., 1998. Brood pouch differentiation in Botrylloides violaceus, a viviparous ascidian (Tunicata). Invertebrate Reproduction & Development, 33:11–24, ( ADRIITAADR-L449 )