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Hitch-hikers of the sea: concurrent morphological and molecular identification of Symplegma brakenhielmi (Tunicata: Ascidiacea) in the western Mediterranean Sea
We report here one of the first records of the non-indigenous colonial ascidian Symplegma brakenhielmi  in the western Mediterranean Sea. Colonies of this invasive species were collected in 2014 andExpand
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New Alien Mediterranean Biodiversity Records (October 2020)
This article includes 23 new records of alien and cryptogenic species in the Mediterranean Sea, belonging to 4 Phyla (Chordata, Echinodermata, Arthropoda and Mollusca), distributed from the AlboranExpand
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Finding of the macrophagous deep-sea ascidian Dicopia antirrhinum Monniot, 1972 (Chordata: Tunicata) in the Tyrrhenian Sea and updating of its distribution
Abstract This study reports the in situ observations of a deep-sea ascidian, Dicopia antirrhinum (family Octacnemidae), on the deep seabed off the Aeolian Islands (Tyrrhenian Sea), between 569 andExpand
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New data on Aplidium tabarquense (Tunicata: Ascidiacea)distribution in the Adriatic Sea
The colonial ascidian Aplidium tabarquense Ramos-Espla 1991 was recorded in Montenegro during a monitory survey carried out by scuba divers on an underwater outfall of the wastewater discharge systemExpand
Mesophotic rocks dominated by Diazona violacea: a Mediterranean codified habitat
Abstract The football ascidian Diazona violacea was observed in three different sites in the Aeolian Archipelago (Southern Tyrrhenian Sea), from 53 to 116 m depth. A large population of this ascidianExpand