First record of the Indo-West Pacific mantis shrimp, Clorida albolitura Ahyong & Naiyanetr, 2000 (Stomatopoda, Squillidae) in Turkey

Bella S. Galil, Mehmet Baki Yokes, Menachem Goren, Ariel Diamant

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Abstract

The Erythrean stomatopod Clorida albolitura is reported herein for the first time from the Bay of Iskenderun on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Additional records from locations off the southern coast of Israel attest to the presence of a rapidly growing population of this alien species in the Mediterranean Sea. Key words: Clorida albolitura, Stomatopoda, Squillidae, Mediterranean, Red Sea, alien species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)701-702
Number of pages2
JournalAquatic Invasions
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Alien species
  • Clorida albolitura
  • Mediterranean
  • Red Sea
  • Squillidae
  • Stomatopoda

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