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The ctenophore Mnemiopsis in native and exotic habitats: U.S. estuaries versus the Black Sea basin
The native habitats of the ctenophore, Mnemiopsis, are temperate to subtropical estuaries along the Atlantic coast of North and South America, where it is found in an extremely wide range ofExpand
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Population development of the invader ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi, in the Black Sea and in other seas of the Mediterranean basin
Abstract. In the last two decades of the twentieth century, the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (A. Agassiz) has invaded the Black, Azov, Marmara and Aegean Seas, and, recently, the Caspian Sea. Here,Expand
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Invasion of the Black Sea by the ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi and recent changes in pelagic community structure
A short synthesis of the present state of the ctenophore, Mnemiopsis leidyi, invasion in the Black Sea is given, together with a brief review of its status in other areas of the Mediterranean basin.Expand
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The ctenophore Mnemiopsis in native and exotic habitats: U.S. estuaries versus the Black Sea basin
The native habitats of the ctenophore, Mnemiopsis, are temperate to subtropical estuaries along the Atlantic coast of North and South America, where it is found in an extremely wide range ofExpand
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First record of Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865 (Ctenophora; Lobata; Mnemiidae) off the Mediterranean coast of Israel
* Corresponding author Abstract The American comb jelly, Mnemiopsis leidyi, was first noted off the central Mediterranean coast of Israel on 3 March 2009, when a swarm interfered with the operationExpand
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Invasion of the Caspian Sea by the Comb Jellyfish Mnemiopsis Leidyi (Ctenophora)
Vladimir P. Ivanov1, Andrey M. Kamakin1, Vladimir B. Ushivtzev1, Tamara Shiganova5, Olga Zhukova1, Nikolay Aladin2, Susan I. Wilson3, G. Richard Harbison4 & Henri J. Dumont6,∗ 1CaspNIRH, Astrakhan,Expand
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First records of Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) from the Ligurian, Thyrrhenian and Ionian Seas (Western Mediterranean) and first record of Phyllorhiza punctata (Cnidaria) from the Western
* Corresponding author Abstract The gelatinous macroplankters Mnemiopsis leidyi and Phyllorhiza punctata are recorded for the first time from the Italian coasts of the Western Mediterranean. In theExpand
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First record of Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz 1865 in the Baltic Sea
The invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi was first recorded in the Kiel Bight (western Baltic Sea) on 17 October 2006 during a regular weekly sampling program. The M. leidyi abundance graduallyExpand
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Invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Caspian Sea: feeding, respiration, reproduction and predatory impact on the zooplankton community.
The impact of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi on the zooplankton commu- nity of the Caspian Sea was quantified according to food consumption and other major physiological activities (i.e.Expand
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The new invader Beroe ovata Mayer 1912 and its effect on the ecosystem in the northeastern Black Sea
The abundance, biomass and distribution of the ctenophore, Beroe ovata Mayer 1912 were assessed along with several parameters associated with composition, respiration and feeding. Digestion time ofExpand
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