Dendostrea frons((Linnaeus, 1758))


Details
Author:
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1998
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Cherbonnier, 1986: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Dendrostrea frons, Ostrea frons, Ostrea frons, Ostrea frons,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Mollusca, Class : Gastropoda, Order : Nudibranchia, Family : Dendrodorididae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 2010 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2011
Turkey Levantine 1993 established East Mediterranean Ceviker, 2001
Cyprus Levantine 2008 established East Mediterranean Zenetos et al., 2009c

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Zenetos, A., Konstantinou, F., Konstantinou, G., 2009c. Towards homogenization of the Levantine alien biota: Additions to the alien molluscan fauna along the Cypriot coast. JMBA, Marine Biodiversity Records, 6717, ( EMEDCYPLEV-L1078 )
  • Zenetos A., Katsanevakis S., Poursanidis D., Crocetta F., Damalas D., Apostolopoulos G., Gravili C., Vardala-Theodorou E. & M. Malaquias, 2011. Additions and amendmentsto the marine alien biota of Greek waters (2010 update). Mediterranean Marine Science, 12, 1: 95-120, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L1079 )
  • Ceviker D., 2001. Recent Immigrant Bivalves in the Northeastern Mediterranean off Iskenderun. La Conchiglia 298: 39-46., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1080 )