Cassiopea andromeda((Forsskal, 1775))


Details
Author:
(Forsskal, 1775)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1903
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Manning, 1977
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Medusa andromeda,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Cnidaria, Class : Scyphozoa, Order : Rhizostomeae, Family : Cassiopeidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 1955 established East Mediterranean Schafer, 1955
Israel Levantine 1988 established East Mediterranean Spanier, 1989
Lebanon Levantine 1988 established East Mediterranean Goy et al., 1988
Malta unknown 2009 established Central Mediterranean Schembri et al., 2010a
Turkey Levantine 2000 established East Mediterranean Bilecenoglu, 2002
Turkey Marmara 2009 casual East Mediterranean Ozturk, 2009
Cyprus Levantine 1903 established East Mediterranean Maas, 1903

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Schembri P.J., Deidun A. & Vella PJ., 2010. First record of Cassiopea andromeda (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae: Cassiopeidae) from the central Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biodiversity Records, page 1 of 2. # Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 2010, ( CMEDMLTUNK-L593 )
  • Maas, O., 1903, Die Scyphomedusen der Siboga Expedition. Siboga Exped. 1901, 11 (9): 1-91, 12 pls., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L589 )
  • Schafer W., 1955. Eine Qualle aus dem Indischen Ozean in der Agais. Natur Volk 85: 241–245, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L590 )
  • Spanier E., 1989, Swarming of jellyfishes along the Mediterranean cost of Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology, 36(1): 55-56, ( EMEDISRLEV-L591 )
  • Goy J, Lakkis S & Zeidane R., 1988. Les Meduses de la Mediterranee, Rapports et Proces-Verbaux des Reunions de la Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la Mer Mediterranee, Monaco., 31(2): 299, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L592 )
  • Bilecenoglu, M., 2002. Turkiye k?y?lar?nda ilk kez rastlanan bir denizanas? turu: Cassiopea andromeda (Forsskal, 1775) (Cassiopeidae, Scyphozoa). Sualt? Dunyas? Dergisi, 72: 42-43., ( EMEDTURLEV-L594 )