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Diet of the invasive piscivorous fish Fistularia commersonii in a recently colonized area of the eastern Mediterranean
The composition of the diet of the Indo-Pacific cornetfish Fistularia commersonii from the SE Aegean Sea is described. The stomach contents of 245 specimens collected between September 2004 and MarchExpand
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Ecological characteristics of the invasive pufferfish Lagocephalus sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789) in the eastern Mediterranean Sea – a case study from Rhodes
In this study, the ecological and societal impact of the invasive pufferfish Lagocephalus sceleratus on coastal habitats of an area of the eastern Mediterranean Sea (Rhodes Island) was investigated.Expand
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Diversity, structure and function of fish assemblages associated with Posidonia oceanica beds in an area of the eastern Mediterranean Sea and the role of non-indigenous species.
Temporal and spatial variation in density, biomass and body size of littoral fish species associated with nearshore Posidonia oceanica meadows was studied over an annual cycle in an area of theExpand
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Feeding ecology of indigenous and non-indigenous fish species within the family Sphyraenidae.
The feeding ecology of two common indigenous (Sphyraena viridensis and Sphyraena sphyraena) and one abundant non-indigenous sphyraenid species, Sphyraena chrysotaenia, of Indo-Pacific Ocean origin,Expand
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Further expansion of the alien seaweed Caulerpa taxifolia var. distichophylla (Sonder) Verlaque, Huisman & Procacini (Ulvophyceae, Bryopsidales) in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Caulerpa taxifolia var. distichophylla (Sonder) Verlaque, Huisman and Procacini is a green alga of Australian origin recently reported as an alien species in the Mediterranean Sea, where it is knownExpand
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Genetics reveal the identity and origin of the lionfish invasion in the Mediterranean Sea
Following aquarium releases, invasive lionfishes have colonized large areas of the Caribbean and western Atlantic, resulting in an immense ecological damage. The early stages of that invasion areExpand
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Non-indigenous species in Mediterranean fish assemblages: Contrasting feeding guilds of Posidonia oceanica meadows and sandy habitats
Quantitative sampling in combination with classification of fish species into six major feeding guilds revealed the position and contribution of non-indigenous species (NIS) in the food web ofExpand
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Fish and cephalopod assemblage structure of green alga Caulerpa prolifera (Chlorophyta) meadow in the eastern Mediterranean Sea (Elounda Bay, Crete Island)
Abstract The present study investigated for the first time in the eastern Mediterranean Sea species composition, density, wet biomass and body size of fish and cephalopod species associated with aExpand
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The Ongoing Shift of Mediterranean Coastal Fish Assemblages and the Spread of Non-Indigenous Species
© 2012 Kalogirou et al., licensee InTech. This is an open access chapter distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0), whichExpand
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First record of the non-indigenous fangtooth moray Enchelycore anatina from Rhodes Island, south- eastern Aegean Sea
The collection of one specimen of the non-indigenous fangtooth moray Enchelycore anatina of tropical Atlantic origin was for the first time found in an area of south eastern Aegean Sea. This recordExpand
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