Chama pacifica(Broderip, 1835)


Details
Author:
Broderip, 1835
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1905
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Torchio, 1969: Italy
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Chama broderipi, Chama reflexa,
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
Egypt Levantine 1905 established East Mediterranean Tillier & Bavay, 1905
Greece Aegean Sea 2011 unknown East Mediterranean Crocetta & Russo, 2013
Israel Levantine 1988 established East Mediterranean Mienis et al., 1993
Lebanon Levantine 1999 established East Mediterranean Zibrowius & Bitar, 2003
Syria Levantine 2002 established East Mediterranean Bitar et al., 2003
Turkey Levantine 1999 established East Mediterranean Ceviker, 1999
Cyprus Levantine 1998 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2004

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Zenetos, A., Gofas, S., Russo, G. & Templado, J., 2004. CIESM Atlas of exotic species in the Mediterranean. Vol. 3 Molluscs. Monaco, CIESM Publishers., ( EMEDCYPLEV-L739 )
  • Tillier L. & Bavay A., 1905. Les mollusques testaces du Canal de Suez. Bulletin de la Societe Zoologique de France, 30: 170-181., ( EMEDEGYLEV-L740 )
  • Zibrowius H & Bitar G., 2003. Invertebres marins exotiques sur la cote du Liban. Lebanese Science Journal 4: 67-74, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L743 )
  • Bitar G., Dupuy de la Gr&rive R. & Foulquie M., Second mission relating to the Development of Marine Protected Areas on Syrian coasts, 1-18 August 2003, ( EMEDSYRLEV-L744 )
  • Ceviker, D. 1999. Lessepsians from Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Sualti Dunyasi, 45: 22-27, ( EMEDTURLEV-L745 )
  • Mienis, H.K. 2003. Native marine molluscs replaced by Lessepsian migrants. Tentacle 11: 15-16., ( EMEDISRLEV-L742 )
  • Crocetta F. & Russo P., 2013. The alien spreading of Chama pacifica Broderip, 1835 (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Chamidae) in the Mediterranean Sea. Turk J Zool. 37: 92-96, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L741 )