Chama aspersa(Reeve, 1845)


Details
Author:
Reeve, 1845
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
2002
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Mienis, 1976a: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
Photo
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Bivalvia, Order : Veneroida, Family : Chamidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 2007 established East Mediterranean Ovalis & Zenetos, 2007
Israel Levantine 2002 established East Mediterranean Mienis, 2004
Turkey Aegean Sea 2006 casual East Mediterranean Mifsud & Ovalis, 2007
Turkey Levantine 1993 established East Mediterranean Mifsud & Ovalis, 2007
Turkey Marmara 1990 unknown East Mediterranean Delongeville pers comm 30.12.09
Cyprus Levantine 2007 casual East Mediterranean Delongeville & Scaillet, 2010

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Delongeville & Scaillet, 2010. Echantillonnage de mollusques invasifs et premiere signalisation de Chama aspersa Reeve, 1846 a Chypre Nord. NOVAPEX / Societe 11(1), 20 mars 2010: 3-7, ( EMEDCYPLEV-L733 )
  • Ovalis P, Zenetos A., 2007. The establishment of two more alien mollusca (Chama aspersa and Chama asperella) in the eastern Mediterranean. Mediterranean marine science, 8: 97-100., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L734 )
  • Mienis, H. K., 2004. New data concerning the presence of Lessepsian and other Indo-Pacific migrants among the molluscs in the Mediterranean Sea with emphasize on the situation in Israel. pp. 117-131. In: B.Ozturk & A.Salman (eds.). 1st National malacology, ( EMEDISRLEV-L735 )
  • Mifsud C. & Ovalis P., 2007. Chama aspersa Reeve, 1846 (Bivalvia Chamidae) another established Lessepsian invader in the Mediterranean Sea. Novapex, 8(1) 27-28., ( EMEDTURAEG-L737 )
  • Mifsud C. & Ovalis P., 2007. Chama aspersa Reeve, 1846 (Bivalvia Chamidae) another established Lessepsian invader in the Mediterranean Sea. Novapex, 8(1) 27-28., ( EMEDTURLEV-L738 )