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Alien19: Marine alien species in Eastern Sicily (year 2019)
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Monaco, Clara; Galasso, Gabriele; Garofalo, Dario; MareCamp Association; (2020); Marine alien species in Eastern Sicily (year 2019).

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Data on the presence and distribution of alien species recorded by expert observers in the framework of the project "Presence and health aspects of alien fish species in the western Ionian Sea, eastern Sicily" (year 2019) carried out by the MareCamp association as thesis coordinator for students of the University of Messina. The project included surveys from Catania to Siracusa waters during fishing trips using different fishing gears (trammel, trowler, single net), observation, measurement, necroscopy, microscope analisys, and interviews with fishermen.

Biology > Fish
Marine/Coastal, Introduced species, Visual observation, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, MED, Ionian Sea, Atherinomorus lacunosus (Forster, 1801), Penaeus aztecus Ives, 1891, Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848), Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848), Stephanolepis diaspros Fraser-Brunner, 1940

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: 12,6281; MinLat: 35,5084 - MaxLong: 15,3015; MaxLat: 37,8054 [WGS84]
MED, Ionian Sea [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
January 2019 - December 2019

Taxonomic coverage
Atherinomorus lacunosus (Forster, 1801) [WoRMS]
Penaeus aztecus Ives, 1891 [WoRMS]
Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848) [WoRMS]
Sphoeroides pachygaster (Müller & Troschel, 1848) [WoRMS]
Stephanolepis diaspros Fraser-Brunner, 1940 [WoRMS]


Count (in assayed sample) of biological entity specified elsewhere [BODC]

Associazione Marecamp ODVdata creatordata provider
Monaco, Clara
Raffa, Alessandra
Garofalo, Dario
Galasso, Gabriele

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Based on this dataset
Galasso, G. (2019). Presenza ed aspetti sanitari di specie ittiche aliene nel Mar Ionio occidentale, Sicilia orientale. MA Thesis. Università di Messina: Messina.

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Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2020-07-03
Information last updated: 2024-04-10
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