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First record of an exotic oyster: Alectryonella crenulifera, from the Mediterranean coast of Israel
Sharon, Y.; Benayahu, Y.; Mienis, H.K. (2005). First record of an exotic oyster: Alectryonella crenulifera, from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Triton 12: 5-6
In: Triton: Journal of the Israel Malacological Society. Israel Malacological Society: Rehovot. ISSN 1565-1916, more

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Keyword
    Marine
Author keywords
    Mollusca, Bivalvia. Ostreidae, Alectryonella crenulifera, Lessepsian migrant. Mediterranean Sea. ecosystem engineering, Artificial Marine Structures, Israel

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  • Sharon, Y.
  • Benayahu, Y.
  • Mienis, H.K.

Abstract
    A single living, adult specimen of Alectryonella crenulifera, Fam. Ostreidae, is here reported from the Eastern Mediterranean off Israel. This constitutes the first record of this Lessepsian migrant from the Mediterranean.

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