Annotated list of marine alien species in the Mediterranean with records of the worst invasive species


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ZENETOS A., ÇINAR M. E. , Pancucci-Papadopoulou M. A. , HARMELIN J., FURNARI G., Andaloro F., ...More

MEDITERRANEAN MARINE SCIENCE, vol.6, no.2, pp.63-118, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.12681/mms.186
  • Title of Journal : MEDITERRANEAN MARINE SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-118

Abstract

This collaborative effort by many specialists across the Mediterranean presents an updated annotated list of alien marine species in the Mediterranean Sea. Alien species have been grouped into six broad categories namely established, casual, questionable, cryptogenic, excluded and invasive, and presented in lists of major ecofunctional/taxonomic groups. The establishment success within each group is provided while the questionable and excluded records are commented in brief