First occurrence of knight rock shrimp, Sicyonia lancifer (Olivier, 1811) (Decapoda: Sicyoniidae) in the Mediterranean Sea.

Mediterranean Marine Science. 2015;17(1):144-146 DOI 10.12681/mms.1457


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Journal Title: Mediterranean Marine Science

ISSN: 1108-393X (Print); 1791-6763 (Online)

Publisher: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

LCC Subject Category: Agriculture: Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling

Country of publisher: Greece

Language of fulltext: English

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A. PATANIA (University of Bologna)

E. MUTLU (Akdeniz University)


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Time From Submission to Publication: 24 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

The occurrence of the non-native species Sicyonia lancifer  (Olivier, 1811) belonging to Sicyoniidae family is reported for the first time in the Mediterranean Sea. In the following  paper  the distinguishing features of the species are provided.