Chama asperella(Lamarck, 1819)


Details
Author:
Lamarck, 1819
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
2003
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Mienis, 1976a: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
casual
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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 2003 established East Mediterranean Mienis, 2004a

Distribution Map
Literature
  • 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-L731 )
  • Mienis HK., 2004a, New data concerning the presence of Lessepsian and other Indo-Pacific migrants among the mollusks in the Mediterranean Sea with emphasize on the situation in Israel. In: Ozturk B., A. Salman (eds.) Proceedings 1st National Malacology Co, ( EMEDISRLEV-L732 )