Bursatella leachii(Blainville, 1817)


Details
Author:
Blainville, 1817
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1959
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Omer-Cooper, 1927: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Bursatella leachii leachii, Bursatella leachii savignyana, Bursatella savignana,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Gastropoda, Order : Anaspidea, Family : Aplysiidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Algeria Alboran 2008 established West Mediterranean Souad Lamouti & Nour El Islam Bachari, 2011
Spain Baleares 1996 established West Mediterranean Oliver & Terrasa, 2004
Greece Aegean Sea 1975 established East Mediterranean Koutsoubas, 1992
Greece Ionian Sea 2003 established Central Mediterranean Daskos & Zenetos, 2007
Croatia Adriatic 1986 established Adriatic Jaklin & Vio, 1989
Israel Levantine 1939 established East Mediterranean O’Donoghue & White, 1940
Italy Adriatic 1983 established Adriatic Vaccarella & Pastorelli, 1983
Italy Ionian Sea 1973 established Central Mediterranean Tortorici & Panetta, 1977
Italy Ligurian 1968 established West Mediterranean Crocetta, 2012
Italy Tyrrhenian 1983 established West Mediterranean Fasulo et al., 1984
Lebanon Levantine <1999 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2004
Malta unknown 1969 established Central Mediterranean Bebbington, 1970
Slovenia Adriatic 1999 established Adriatic Lipej et al., 2008
Tunisia unknown 1982 established Central Mediterranean Enzenross & Enzenross, 2001
Turkey Aegean Sea 1959 established East Mediterranean Swennen, 1961
Turkey Levantine 1959 established East Mediterranean Swennen, 1961

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Jaklin A. & Vio E., 1989. Bursatella leachii (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) in the Adriatic Sea. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 55: 419-420., ( ADRIHRVADR-L510 )
  • Vaccarella R. & Pastorelli A.M., 1983. Estensione dell’areale di Bursatella leachi savignyana (Audouin) (Opisthobranchia, Aplysiidae) al basso Adriatico. Thalassia Salentina, 13: 60-61., ( ADRIITAADR-L517 )
  • Lipej L., Mavric B., Ziza V. & Ducic J. 2008 The largescaled therapon Terapon theraps: a new indo-pacific fish in the Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Fish Biology 73, 1819–1822, ( ADRISVNADR-L520 )
  • Daskos A, Zenetos A, 2007. Additions to the knowledge of alien Opisthobranchia of Greece. Aquatic invasions, 2: 258-260., ( CMEDGRCION-L512 )
  • Tortorici R. & Panetta P., 1977. Notizie ecologiche su alcuni opistobranchi raccolti nel Golfo di Taranto (Gastropoda). Atti della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, 118 (2): 249-257., ( CMEDITAION-L516 )
  • Bebbington, A., 1970. Aplysiid species from Malta with notes on the Mediterranean Aplysiomorpha (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia). Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli, 38: 25-46., ( CMEDMLTUNK-L519 )
  • Enzenross L. & Enzenross R., 2001. Untersuchungen uber das Vorkommen mariner Mollusken in tunesichen Gewassern. Schriften fur Malakozoologie, 17: 45-62., ( CMEDTUNUNK-L522 )
  • Koutsoubas D., 1992. Contribution to the study of the gastropod molluscs of the continental shelf of the North Aegean Sea. Ph.D. thesis, Biology Dept., Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, 585pp (in Greek)., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L511 )
  • O’Donoghue, C.H. & White, K.M., 1940. A collection of marine molluscs, mainly opisthobranchs, from Palestina. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 24: 92-96., ( EMEDISRLEV-L513 )
  • Zenetos, A., Gofas, S., Russo, G. & Templado, J., 2004. CIESM Atlas of exotic species in the Mediterranean. Vol. 3 Molluscs. Monaco, CIESM Publishers., ( EMEDLBNLEV-L518 )
  • Swennen C., 1961. On a collection of opisthobranchia from Turkey. Zoologische Mededelingen, 38: 41-75., ( EMEDTURAEG-L523 )
  • Swennen C., 1961. On a collection of opisthobranchia from Turkey. Zoologische Mededelingen, 38: 41-75., ( EMEDTURLEV-L524 )
  • Souad Lamouti & Nour El Islam Bachari, 2011. Records of Alien Species Along the Algerian coast. 7th International Conference on Marine Bioinvasions. Barcelona, ( WMEDDZAALB-L509 )
  • Oliver J.A. & Terrasa J., 2004. Primera cita de Bursatella leachi (de Blainville, 1817) (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia) a Mallorca. Bolleti de la Societat d'Historia Natural de les Balears; 47: 37-42., ( WMEDESPBAL-L521 )
  • Crocetta, F. 2012. Marine alien Mollusca in Italy: a critical review and state of the knowledge. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K. DOI:10.1017/S002531541100186X., ( WMEDITALIG-L514 )