Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union's Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution

  title={Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union's Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution},
  author={Argyro Zenetos and Serge Gofas and Marc Verlaque and Melih Ertan Çınar and Jos{\'e} Enrique Garc{\'i}a Raso and Carlo Nike Bianchi and Carla Morri and Ernesto Azzurro and Murat Bilecenoğlu and Carlo Froglia and Ioanna Siokou and Donata Violanti and Adriano Sfriso and Gustavo San Martin and Adriana Giangrande and Tuncer Katağan and Enric Ballesteros and Alfonso A. Ramos-Espl{\'a} and Francesco Mastrototaro and Oscar H. Oca{\~n}a and Adriana Zingone and Maria Cristina Gambi and N. Streftaris},
  journal={Mediterranean Marine Science},
The state-of-art on alien species in the Mediterranean Sea is presented, making distinctions among the four subregions defined in the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive: (i) the Western Mediterranean Sea (WMED); (ii) the Central Mediterranean Sea (CMED); (iii) the Adriatic Sea (ADRIA); and (iv) the Eastern Mediterranean Sea (EMED). The updated checklist (December 2010) of marine alien species within each subregion, along with their acclimatization status and origin, is provided. A total of… 

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