Calanopia elliptica((Dana, 1846))


Details
Author:
(Dana, 1846)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zooplankton
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1963
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Berdugo, 1968: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
Photo
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Arthropoda, Class : Maxillopoda, Order : Calanoida, Family : Pontellidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 1988 casual East Mediterranean Siokou-Frangou et al., 1999
Israel Levantine 1963 casual East Mediterranean Berdugo, 1963
Lebanon Levantine 1970 established East Mediterranean Lakkis, 1976
Turkey Levantine 1999 established East Mediterranean Toklu & Sarihan, 2003

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Siokou-Frangou I, Gotsis-Skretas O, Christou ED, Pagou K, 1999. Plankton characteristics in the Aegean, Ionian and NW Levantine seas. In: Malanotte-Rizzoli P, Eremeev VN, eds. The Eastern Mediterranean as a laboratory basin for the assessment of contrasting ecosystems. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands: 205-223., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L526 )
  • Toklu, B. & Sarihan, E., 2003. The Copepoda and Cladocera (Crustacea) Fauna along the Yumurtalik-Botas coastline in Iskenderun Bay. Ege University Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 20: 63–68., ( EMEDTURLEV-L529 )