Metapenaeus monoceros((Fabricius, 1798))


Details
Author:
(Fabricius, 1798)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Crustacea
Origin:
Indo West Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1924
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Balss, 1936: Egypt
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Penaeopsis monoceros, Penaeus monocerus,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Arthropoda, Class : Malacostraca, Order : Decapoda, Family : Penaeidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Egypt Levantine 1924 established East Mediterranean Balss, 1927
Israel Levantine 1946-51 established East Mediterranean Gottlieb, 1953
Lebanon Levantine 1975 established East Mediterranean Shiber, 1976
Syria Levantine 1980 established East Mediterranean Holthuis, 1980
Tunisia unknown 1993 established Central Mediterranean Missaoui & Zaouali, 1995
Turkey Levantine 1959 established East Mediterranean Holthuis, 1961
Cyprus Levantine 1961 established East Mediterranean Demetropoulos & Neocleous, 1969

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Missaoui, H. & Zaouali, J., 1995. Apparition de nouveaux crustaces dans les peches de crevettieres du golfe de Gabes. Tunisie. Marine Life, 5 (2) : 27-34., ( CMEDTUNUNK-L1954 )
  • Balss H., 1927. Zoological results of the Cambridge Expedition to the Suez Canal, 1924. XIV. Bericht uber die Crustacea Decapoda (Natantia und Anomura). Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 22: 221-227, ( EMEDEGYLEV-L1950 )
  • Gottlieb, E., 1953. Decapod in the collection of the Sea Fisheries Research Station, Caesarea, Israel. Bulletin of the Research Council of Israel 2: 440-441, ( EMEDISRLEV-L1951 )
  • Shiber, J.G., 1976. Penaeid shrimp from the coast of Lebanon. Cercetari marine, I.R.C.M., 9: 127-139, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L1952 )
  • Holthuis L. B., 1980. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 1. Shrimps and prawns of the world. An annotated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. F.A.0. Fisheries Synopsis (U. N. Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome), n° 125, vol. 1: i-xvii + 1-271., ( EMEDSYRLEV-L1953 )
  • Holthuis, L. B., 1961. Report on a collection of crustacea decapoda and stomatopoda from Turkey and the Balkans. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 47: 1-67., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1955 )