Oculina patagonica(de Angelis, 1908)


Details
Author:
de Angelis, 1908
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Atlantic SW
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1966
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Harmelin et al., 2012: Lebanon
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
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Synonyms
Oculina arbuscula (misidentification),
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Cnidaria, Class : Anthozoa, Order : Scleractinia, Family : Oculinidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Algeria Alboran 2005 established West Mediterranean Sartoretto et al., 2008
Egypt Levantine 1981 established East Mediterranean Bitar & Zibrowius, 1997
Spain Alboran 1972 established West Mediterranean Zibrowius, 1974
Spain Baleares 1998 established West Mediterranean Ballesteros, 1998
France unknown established West Mediterranean Zibrowius, 1992
Greece Aegean Sea established East Mediterranean Salomidi et al., 2006
Israel Levantine 1993 established East Mediterranean Fine & Loya, 1995
Italy Ligurian 1966 established West Mediterranean Zibrowius, 1974
Lebanon Levantine 1992 established East Mediterranean Bitar & Zibrowius, 1997
Tunisia unknown 2006 established West Mediterranean Sartoretto et al., 2008
Turkey Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Cinar et al., 2006

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Bitar G & Zibrowius H., 1997. Scleractinian corals from Lebanon, eastern Mediterranean, including a non-lessepsian invading species (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Scientia Marina 61: 227-231, ( EMEDEGYLEV-L2158 )
  • Salomidi M,. Bellou N., Pancucci-Papadopoulou M.A. & Zibrowius H., 2006. First observation of an invasive scleractinian coral in Greek waters. Poster 41st EMBS in Cork, Ireland on 4-8 September 2006., ( EMEDGRCAEG-L2160 )
  • Fine M. & Loya Y., 1995. The hermatypic coral Oculina patagonica, a new immigrant to the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Israel Journal of Zoology 41: 84, ( EMEDISRLEV-L2161 )
  • Bitar G & Zibrowius H., 1997. Scleractinian corals from Lebanon, eastern Mediterranean, including a non-lessepsian invading species (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Scientia Marina 61: 227-231, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L2163 )
  • Cinar, M.E., Bilecenoglu, M., Ozturk, B. & CAN, A., 2006. New records of alien species on the Levantine coast of Turkey. Aquatic Invasions, 1: 84-90, ( EMEDTURLEV-L2167 )
  • Sartoretto S., Harmelin J.G., Bachet F., Bejaoui N., Zibrovius H., 2008. The alien coral Oculina patagonica De Angelis 1908 (Cnidaria; Scleractinia) in Algeria and Tunisia. Aquatic Invasions 3 (2): 173–180, ( WMEDDZAALB-L2157 )
  • Zibrowius H 1974. Oculina patagonica, Scleractiniaire hermatypique introduit en Mediterranee. Helgolander wiss Meeresunders, 26: 153-173, ( WMEDESPALB-L2165 )
  • Ballesteros, E. 1998. Addicions a la fauna d'invertebrats bentonics marins de l' Arxipelag de Cabrera (Illes Balears, Mediterrania Occidental). Bolleti de la Societa d’Historia Natural des Balears, 41: 41-48, ( WMEDESPBAL-L2164 )
  • Zibrowius H., 1992. Ongoing modification of the Mediterranean fauna and flora by the establishment of exotic species. Mesogee 51: 83-107, ( WMEDFRAUNK-L2159 )
  • Zibrowius H 1974. Oculina patagonica, Scleractiniaire hermatypique introduit en Mediterranee. Helgolander wiss Meeresunders, 26: 153-173, ( WMEDITALIG-L2162 )
  • Sartoretto S., Harmelin J.G., Bachet F., Bejaoui N., Zibrovius H., 2008. The alien coral Oculina patagonica De Angelis 1908 (Cnidaria; Scleractinia) in Algeria and Tunisia. Aquatic Invasions 3 (2): 173–180, ( WMEDTUNUNK-L2166 )