Mnemiopsis leidyi(A. Agassiz, 1865)


Details
Author:
A. Agassiz, 1865
Ecofunctional Group:
Zooplankton
Origin:
Atlantic NW
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1990
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
van Aartsen & Carrozza, 1979: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/ballasts, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Ctenophora, Class : Tentaculata, Order : Lobata, Family : Bolinopsidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Spain Baleares 2009 established West Mediterranean Fuentes et al., 2009
France unknown 2006 established West Mediterranean Shiganova & Malej, 2009
Greece Aegean Sea 1990 established East Mediterranean Shiganova et al., 2001
Israel Levantine 2009 established East Mediterranean Galil et al , 2009
Italy Adriatic 2005/9 questionable Adriatic Boero et al., 2009
Italy Ionian Sea 2009 established Central Mediterranean Boero et al., 2009
Italy Ligurian 2009 established West Mediterranean Boero et al., 2009
Italy Tyrrhenian 2009 established West Mediterranean Boero et al., 2009
Slovenia Adriatic 2005 casual Adriatic Shiganova & Malej, 2009
Syria Levantine 1993 established East Mediterranean Shiganova, 1997
Turkey Aegean Sea 1994 established East Mediterranean Kideys & Nierman, 1994
Turkey Levantine 1992 established East Mediterranean Uysal & Mutlu, 1993
Turkey Marmara 1994 established East Mediterranean Kideys & Nierman, 1994

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Boero F, Putti M, Trainito E, Prontera E, Piraino S, Shiganova T. 2009. First records of Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) from the Ligurian, Thyrrhenian and Ionian Seas (Western Mediterranean) and first record of Phyllorhiza punctata (Cnidaria) from theWestern Mediterranean. Aquat. Invasions 4(4):675–80, ( ADRIITAADR-L2016 )
  • Shiganova & Malej, 2009. Native and non-native ctenophores in the Gulf of Trieste, Northern Adriatic Sea. Journal of Plankton Research, 31,1: 61-71, ( ADRISVNADR-L2020 )
  • Boero F, Putti M, Trainito E, Prontera E, Piraino S, Shiganova T. 2009. First records of Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) from the Ligurian, Thyrrhenian and Ionian Seas (Western Mediterranean) and first record of Phyllorhiza punctata (Cnidaria) from theWestern Mediterranean. Aquat. Invasions 4(4):675–80, ( CMEDITAION-L2017 )
  • Shiganova T.A., Mirzoyan Z.A., Studenikina E.A., Volovik S.P., Siokoi-Frangou I.,Zervoudaki S., Christou E.D., Skirta A.Y.& Dumont H., 2001. Population development of the invader ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Black Sea and other seas of the Mediterranean basin. Marine Biology,139: 431-445., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L2014 )
  • Shiganova T.A., 1997. Mnemiopsis leidyi abundance in the Black Sea and its impact on the pelagic community. In: Ozsoy E, Mikaelyan A (eds), Sensitivity of the North, Baltic Sea and Black Sea to anthropogenic and climatic changes. Kluwer Academic Publishers,, ( EMEDSYRLEV-L2022 )
  • Uysal, Z. & Mutlu, E., 1993. Preliminary note on the occurence & biometry of Ctenophoran Mnemiopsis leidyi finally invaded Mersin Bay. Doga, Turkish Journal of Zoology, 12: 229-236., ( EMEDTURLEV-L2025 )
  • Shiganova & Malej, 2009. Native and non-native ctenophores in the Gulf of Trieste, Northern Adriatic Sea. Journal of Plankton Research, 31,1: 61-71, ( WMEDFRAUNK-L2013 )
  • Boero F, Putti M, Trainito E, Prontera E, Piraino S, Shiganova T. 2009. First records of Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) from the Ligurian, Thyrrhenian and Ionian Seas (Western Mediterranean) and first record of Phyllorhiza punctata (Cnidaria) from theWestern Mediterranean. Aquat. Invasions 4(4):675–80, ( WMEDITALIG-L2018 )
  • Boero F, Putti M, Trainito E, Prontera E, Piraino S, Shiganova T. 2009. First records of Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) from the Ligurian, Thyrrhenian and Ionian Seas (Western Mediterranean) and first record of Phyllorhiza punctata (Cnidaria) from theWestern Mediterranean. Aquat. Invasions 4(4):675–80, ( WMEDITATYR-L2019 )