Melicertus hathor((Burkenroad, 1959))


Details
Author:
(Burkenroad, 1959)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Crustacea
Origin:
Indian
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1997
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Galilet al., 2010: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Melicertus latisulcatus hathor,
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
Israel Levantine 1997 established East Mediterranean Galil, 1999
Turkey Aegean Sea 2006 casual East Mediterranean Yokes et al., 2007b
Turkey Levantine 2002 established East Mediterranean Kumlu et al., 2002

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Galil, BS, 1999. Melicertus hathor (Burkenroad, 1959): a Red Sea penaeid prawn new to the Mediterranean. Crustaceana, 72,1126–1128., ( EMEDISRLEV-L1927 )
  • Yokes, M.B., Karhan, S.U., Okus, E., Yuksek, A., Aslan-Y?lmaz, A., Y?lmaz, I.N., Dem?rel, N., Dem?r, V. & Gal?l, B.S., 2007b. Alien Crustacean Decapods from the Aegean Coast of Turkey. Aquatic Invasions, 2 (3): 162-168., ( EMEDTURAEG-L1929 )
  • Kumlu, M., Eroldogan, O.T., Aktas, M. & Gocer, M., 2002. A new shrimp record for the Turkish seas: Melicertus hathor (Burkenroad, 1959) (Penaeidae: Crustacea). Israel Journal of Zoology, 48: 246-247., ( EMEDTURLEV-L1928 )