Callinectes sapidus(Rang, 1828)


Details
Author:
Rang, 1828
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Crustacea
Origin:
Atlantic W
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1947
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Sgarrella & Moncharmont Zei, 1993
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Contaminant:Aquaculture, shipping/ballasts, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Neptunus pelagicus (misidentification,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Arthropoda, Class : Malacostraca, Order : Decapoda, Family : Portunidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Albania Adriatic 2006 established Adriatic Beqiraj & Kashta, 2010
Egypt Levantine <1963 unknown East Mediterranean Banoub, 1963
France unknown 1962 unknown West Mediterranean Galil et al., 2002: CIESM atlas
Greece Aegean Sea 1947 established East Mediterranean Serbetis, 1959
Greece Ionian Sea 2011 established Central Mediterranean Kapiris et al., 2011 in Eleftheriou et al., 2011
Croatia Adriatic 2004 established Adriatic Onofri et al., 2008
Israel Levantine <1955 unknown East Mediterranean Holthuis & Gottlieb, 1955
Italy Adriatic 1949 established Adriatic Giordani Soika, 1951
Italy Ionian Sea 1999 established Central Mediterranean Gennaio et al., 2006
Italy Ligurian 1965 established West Mediterranean Tortonese, 1965
Lebanon Levantine 1965 established East Mediterranean George & Athanassiou, 1965
Malta unknown 1972 established Central Mediterranean Schembri & Lanfranco, 1984
Turkey Aegean Sea 1967 established East Mediterranean Kocatas, 1971
Turkey Levantine 1959 established East Mediterranean Holthuis, 1961
Turkey Marmara 2001 established East Mediterranean Zaitsev & Ozturk, 2001
Cyprus Levantine 1964 established East Mediterranean Demetropoulos & Neocleous, 1969

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Beqiraj, S., Kashta, L., 2010. The establishment of blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 in the Lagoon of Patok, Albania (south-east Adriatic Sea). Aquatic Invasions 5 (2). DOI 10.3391/ai 2010.5.2 (in press), ( ADRIALBADR-L540 )
  • Onofri V., Dulcic J., Conides A., Matic-Skoko S. & Glamuzina B., 2008. The occurence of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 (Decapoda Brachyura, Portunidae) in the eastern Adriatic (Croatian coast). Crustaceana, 81/4: 403-409, ( ADRIHRVADR-L541 )
  • Giordani Soika A., 1951. Il Neptunus pelagicus (L.) nell’Alto Adriatico. Natura 42: 18- 20., ( ADRIITAADR-L549 )
  • Gennaio R, Scordella G, Pastore M (2006) Occurrence of blue crab Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun, 1896 Crustacea,Brachyura), in the Ugento ponds area (Lecce, Italy).Thalassia salentina 29: 29-39, ( CMEDITAION-L548 )
  • Schembri, P.J. & Lanfranco, E., 1984. Marine Brachyura (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from the Maltese Islands and surrounding waters (Central Mediterranean). Centro [Malta], 1(1): 21-39., ( CMEDMLTUNK-L552 )
  • Banoub, M.W., 1963. Survey of the Blue Crab Callinectes sapidus (Rath.) in Lake Edku in 1960. Hydrobiology Department, Alexandria Institute of Hydrobiology. Notes and Memoirs 69: 1-18, ( EMEDEGYLEV-L543 )
  • Serbetis, C., 1959. Un nouveau crustace commestible en mer Egee Callinectes sapidus Rath. (Decapod brach.). General Fisheries Council for the Mediterranean (GFMC) Proceedings and Technical Papers 5: 505-507, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L546 )
  • Holthuis, L.B. & Gottlieb, E.,1958. An annotated list of the decapods Crustacea of the Mediterranean coast of Israel, with an appendix listing the Decapoda of the eastern Mediterranean. Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel, 7: 1-126., ( EMEDISRLEV-L547 )
  • George, C. J. & Athanassiou, V., 1965. On the occurrence of Scomberomorus commerson (Lacepede) in St George Bay, Lebanon. Doriana, 4(157): 1-4., ( EMEDLBNLEV-L551 )
  • Kocatas, A., 1971. Izmir Korfezi ve Civar? yengeclerinin Brachyura Taksonomi ve Ekolojisi Uzerine Arast?rmalar. Ege Universitesi Fen Fakultesi Ilmi Raporlar Serisi, 121: 1–77., ( EMEDTURAEG-L554 )
  • Holthuis, L. B., 1961. Report on a collection of crustacea decapoda and stomatopoda from Turkey and the Balkans. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 47: 1-67., ( EMEDTURLEV-L553 )
  • Zaitsev, Y. & Ozturk, B., 2001. Exotic species in the Aegean, Marmara, Black, Azov and Caspian Seas. Turkish Marine Research Foundation, Istanbul, 267 pp., ( EMEDTURMAR-L555 )
  • Tortonese E., 1965. Fauna d’Italia; Echinodermata. Edizioni Calderini, pp. 422. Bologna., ( WMEDITALIG-L550 )