Crassostrea gigas((Thunberg, 1793))


Details
Author:
(Thunberg, 1793)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Pacific NW
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1877
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Ramos, 1976: Spain
Invasive Characteristic:
No
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Escape:Aquaculture, ,
Establishement/Success:
established
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Bivalvia, Order : Ostreoida, Family : Ostreidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Albania Adriatic 2000 unknown Adriatic Beqiraj, 2004
Spain unknown unknown West Mediterranean Poutiers, 1987
France unknown unknown West Mediterranean Raimbault, 1964
Greece Ionian Sea <1989 unknown Central Mediterranean Dimitrakis, 1989
Croatia Adriatic unknown Adriatic Hrs-Brenko, 1982
Italy Adriatic 1964 established Adriatic Matta, 1968
Italy Ionian Sea established Central Mediterranean Minelli et al., 1995
Italy Tyrrhenian unknown West Mediterranean Minelli et al., 1995
Morocco Alboran unknown West Mediterranean ISSG fact sheet
Malta unknown established Central Mediterranean Schembri & Lanfranco, 1996
Montenegro Adriatic 1977 unknown Adriatic Stjepcevic et al., 1977
Slovenia Adriatic <1971 established Adriatic De Min & Vio, 1998
Tunisia unknown <1972 established UNKNOWN Madhioub & Zaouali, 1988
Turkey Levantine 1998 established East Mediterranean Cevik et al., 2001
Turkey Marmara 2004 established East Mediterranean Albayrak et al., 2004

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Hrs-Brenko M., 1982, Ostrea edulis (Linnaeus) and Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg) larvae in the plankton of Limski Kanal in the northern Adriatic Sea. Acta Adriatica 23(1/2): 399–407, ( ADRIHRVADR-L999 )
  • Matta F., 1968. Sull’acclimazione e l’accrescimento di Griphaea angulata Lmk. In alcune regioni italiane. Boll. Pesca. Pisc. Idrobiol., 23 (2): 171-258., ( ADRIITAADR-L1002 )
  • De Min, R., & Vio, E., 1998. Molluschi esotici nell'alto Adriatico. Annales Series historia naturalis, 13: 43-54., ( ADRISVNADR-L1008 )
  • Dimitrakis K.G., 1989. Shells from the Greek Seas. Orfanides ed., 67pp. (in Greek)., ( CMEDGRCION-L1001 )
  • Minelli A., Ruffo S., La Posta S., 1995. Checklist delle specie della fauna italiana, 15: 7, 1995, ( CMEDITAION-L1003 )
  • Schembri, P.J. & Lanfranco, E., 1996. Introduced species in the Maltese Islands. p. 29-54. In: Introduction of alien species of flora & fauna. Proceedings of seminar held at Qawra, Malta, edited by A.E. Baldacchino and A. Pizzuto, Floriana, Malta, Environ, ( CMEDMLTUNK-L1005 )
  • Cevik C., Ozturk B. & Buzzuro G., 2001. The presence of Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin, 1791) & Saccostrea commercialis (Iredale & Roughley, 1933) in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. La Conchiglia 298: 25-28., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1012 )
  • Albayrak, S., Balkis, H. & Balkis, N., 2004. Bivalvia (Mollusca) fauna of the Sea of Marmara. Acta Adriatica, 45: 9–26., ( EMEDTURMAR-L1011 )
  • Madhioub M.N. & Zaouali J. 1988. Captage de l'huitre Crassostrea gigas dans le lac Ichkeul. Bulletin de l’Institut National Scientifique et Technique d’ Oceanographie et de Peche de Salambo, 15: 47-60., ( UNKNTUNUNK-L1010 )
  • Poutiers J.M., 1987. Bivalves. In: Fiches FAO d'identification des especes pour les besoins de la peche. Mediterranee et Mer Noire. Zone de peche 37. Revision 1, Rome, pp. 369-514, FAO. Le Borgne Y., 1996. International trade in bivalve molluscs and the, ( WMEDESPUNK-L1009 )
  • Raimbault R., 1964. Croissance des huitres atlantiques elevees dans les eaux mediterraneennes francaises. Science Peche 126: 1-10., ( WMEDFRAUNK-L1000 )
  • Minelli A., Ruffo S., La Posta S., 1995. Checklist delle specie della fauna italiana, 15: 7, 1995, ( WMEDITATYR-L1004 )