Volume 6, Issue 2

Published in June 2017


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Research articles

 

Ernesto Azzurro, Bessi Stancanelli, Vincenzo Di Martino and Michel Bariche
Range expansion of the common lionfish Pterois miles (Bennett, 1828) in the Mediterranean Sea: an unwanted new guest for Italian waters (pp 95-98)

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Irán A. Guzmán-Méndez, Renata Rivera-Madrid, Píndaro Díaz-Jaimes, María del C. García-Rivas, Margarita Aguilar-Espinosa and Jesús E. Arias-González
First genetically confirmed record of the invasive devil firefish Pterois miles (Bennett, 1828) in the Mexican Caribbean (pp 99-103)

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Julian Evans, Reno Tonna and Patrick J. Schembri
A bevy of surgeons: first record of Acanthurus chirurgus (Bloch, 1787) from the central Mediterranean, with notes on other Acanthuridae recorded in the region (pp 105-109)

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Mariana Bonfim, Ana Paula Barbosa Martins, Glinia Kelle Fernandes Coelho de Carvalho, Nivaldo Magalhães Piorski and Jorge Luiz Silva Nunes
Non-native mud sleeper Butis koilomatodon (Bleecker, 1849) (Perciformes: Eleotridae) in Eastern Amazon Coastal region: an additional occurrence for the Brazilian coast and urgency for ecological assessment (pp 111-117)

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Alan Deidun, Jeffrey Sciberras, Arnold Sciberras, Adam Gauci, Paolo Balistreri, Angelo Salvatore and Stefano Piraino
The first record of the white-spotted Australian jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata von Lendenfeld, 1884 from Maltese waters (western Mediterranean) and from the Ionian coast of Italy (pp 119-124)

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Shevy B-S. Rothman, Henk K. Mienis and Bella S. Galil
Alien facelinid nudibranchs in the Eastern Mediterranean: first report of Phidiana militaris (Alder and Hancock, 1864) and report of Caloria indica (Bergh, 1896) 30 years after its previous sighting (pp 125-128)

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Mohamed Selfati, Najib El Ouamari, Fabio Crocetta, Abdelhakim Mesfioui, Pierre Boissery and Hocein Bazairi
Closing the circle in the Mediterranean Sea: Bursatella leachii Blainville, 1817 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Anaspidea) has reached Morocco (pp 129-134)

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Marisa Agarwal
First record of Dendronotus orientalis (Baba, 1932) (Nudibranchia: Dendronotidae) in the temperate Eastern Pacific (pp 135-138)

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Ines Khedhri, María Ana Tovar-Hernández, Paulo Bonifácio, Afli Ahmed and Lotfi Aleya
First report of the invasive species Branchiomma bairdi McIntosh, 1885 (Annelida: Sabellidae) along the Tunisian coast (Mediterranean Sea) (pp 139-145)

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Giuseppe Suaria, Andrea Pierucci, Pierpaolo Zanello, Emanuela Fanelli, Stefania Chiesa and Ernesto Azzurro
Percnon gibbesi (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) and Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun, 1896) in the Ligurian Sea: two additional invasive species detections made in collaboration with local fishermen (pp 147-151)

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Lucrezia Cilenti, Giuseppe Alfonso, Marco Gargiulo, Francesco Salvatore Chetta, Anita Liparoto, Raffaele D’Adamo and Giorgio Mancinelli
First records of the crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) (Decapoda, Cambaridae) in Lake Varano and in the Salento Peninsula (Puglia region, SE Italy), with review of the current status in southern Italy (pp 153-158)

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Jeremy S. Tiemann, Amanda E. Haponski, Sarah A. Douglass, Taehwan Lee, Kevin S. Cummings, Mark A. Davis and Diarmaid Ó Foighil
First record of a putative novel invasive Corbicula lineage discovered in the Illinois River, Illinois, USA (pp 159-166)

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Tiia Möller and Jonne Kotta
Rangia cuneata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1831) continues its invasion in the Baltic Sea: the first record in Pärnu Bay, Estonia (pp 167-172)

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Lombart M.M. Kouakou, Kolo Yeo, Ann Vanderheyden, Mouhamadou Kone, Thibaut Delsinne, Kaly Ouattara, Henri W. Herrera and Wouter Dekoninck
First morphological and molecular confirmed report of the invasive tropical fire ant, Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius, 1804) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa) (pp 173-179)

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