Phallusia nigra(Sauvageau)


Details
Author:
Sauvageau
Ecofunctional Group:
Zoobenthos
Origin:
Circumtropical
First Mediterranean Sighting:
1952
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Perrone, 1985
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
shipping/fouling, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
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Synonyms
Ascidia nigra, Ascidia somalensis, Phallusiopsis nigra, Tunica nigra,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Ascidiacea, Order : Phlebobranchia, Family : Ascidiidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Greece Aegean Sea 2009 established East Mediterranean Kondilatos et al., 2010
Israel Levantine 1952 established East Mediterranean Peres, 1958
Lebanon Levantine 2000 established East Mediterranean Zibrowius & Bitar, 2003
Syria Levantine 2003 established East Mediterranean Bitar et al., 2003
Turkey Levantine 2005 established East Mediterranean Cinar et al., 2006

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Kondilatos G Corsini-Foka M & Pancucci-Papadopoulou MA, 2010 Occurrence of the first non-indigenous ascidian Phallusia nigra Savigny, 1816 (Tunicata: Ascidiacea) in Greek waters. Aquatic Invasions (2010) 5, 2. doi: 10.3391/ai.2010.5.2, ( EMEDGRCAEG-L2378 )
  • Zibrowius H & Bitar G., 2003. Invertebres marins exotiques sur la cote du Liban. Lebanese Science Journal 4: 67-74, ( EMEDLBNLEV-L2380 )
  • Bitar G., Dupuy de la Gr&rive R. & Foulquie M., Second mission relating to the Development of Marine Protected Areas on Syrian coasts, 1-18 August 2003, ( EMEDSYRLEV-L2381 )
  • 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-L2382 )