The invasive portunid species Callinectes sapidus is hereby recorded for the first time from Maltese waters, thus updating the known distribution of this decapod of Atlantic origin within the Mediterranean. Potential introduction pathways of the species to Maltese waters are discussed.

Deidun A., Galdies J., Marrone A., Sciberras A., Zava B., Corsini-Foka M., et al. (2022). The first confirmed record of the Atlantic blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 (Decapoda, Brachyura) from Maltese waters. BIOINVASIONS RECORDS, 11(1), 238-243 [10.3391/bir.2022.11.1.24].

The first confirmed record of the Atlantic blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 (Decapoda, Brachyura) from Maltese waters

Gianguzza P.
2022-02-04

Abstract

The invasive portunid species Callinectes sapidus is hereby recorded for the first time from Maltese waters, thus updating the known distribution of this decapod of Atlantic origin within the Mediterranean. Potential introduction pathways of the species to Maltese waters are discussed.
4-feb-2022
Settore BIO/07 - Ecologia
Deidun A., Galdies J., Marrone A., Sciberras A., Zava B., Corsini-Foka M., et al. (2022). The first confirmed record of the Atlantic blue crab Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896 (Decapoda, Brachyura) from Maltese waters. BIOINVASIONS RECORDS, 11(1), 238-243 [10.3391/bir.2022.11.1.24].
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