Celleporaria aperta((Hincks, 1882))


Details
Author:
(Hincks, 1882)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1924
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Hoffman et al., 2006: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Contaminant:Aquaculture, Corridor: Suez Canal, shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Holoporella aperta,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Bryozoa, Class : Gymnolaemata, Order : Cheilostomatida, Family : Lepraliellidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Egypt Levantine established East Mediterranean Hastings, 1927
Israel Levantine established East Mediterranean Powell, 1969
Malta unknown 1975 unknown Central Mediterranean Agius et al., 1977

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Agius, C., Schembri, P.J. & Jaccarini, V., 1977. A preliminary report on organisms fouling oyster sultures in Malta (Central Mediterranean). Memorie di Biologia Marina e di Oceanografa n.ser, 7: 51-59., ( CMEDMLTUNK-L664 )
  • Hastings, A.B., 1927. Cambridge Expedition to the Suez Canal, 1924. Pt. 20. Report on the Polyzoa. Transactions of the zoological Society of London, 22: 331-354., ( EMEDEGYLEV-L662 )
  • Powell, N.A., 1969. Indo-Pacific Bryozoa new to the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology, 18: 157-168., ( EMEDISRLEV-L663 )