Plotosus lineatus((Thunberg, 1787))


Details
Author:
(Thunberg, 1787)
Ecofunctional Group:
Demersal Fish
Origin:
Indo-Pacific
First Mediterranean Sighting:
2001
First Mediterranean Ciatation:
Goren & Aronov, 2002: Israel
Invasive Characteristic:
Yes
Donor Area:
--
Pathway/Vector:
Corridor: Suez Canal, ,
Establishement/Success:
invasive
Photo
Image not Avialble
Synonyms
Plotosus anguillaris,
Taxonomy
Kingdom : Animalia, Phylum : Chordata, Class : Actinopterygii, Order : Siluriformes, Family : Plotosidae,
Distribution
Country Regional Sea First Area Sighting Area Success Type MSFD First Area Citation contribution latitude longitude
Israel Levantine 2001 established East Mediterranean Golani, 2002

Distribution Map
Literature
  • Golani D., 2002. The Indo-Pacific eel catfish, Plotosus lineatus (Thunberg, 1787), a new record from the Mediterranean. Scientia Marina 66: 321-323, ( EMEDISRLEV-L2490 )