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The American piddock Petricola pholadiformis Lamarck, 1818 spreadingin the Mediterranean Sea
Zenetos, A.; Ovalis, P.; Vardala-Theodorou, E. (2009). The American piddock Petricola pholadiformis Lamarck, 1818 spreadingin the Mediterranean Sea. Aquat. Invasions 4(2): 385-387. hdl.handle.net/10.3391/ai.2009.4.2.15
In: Aquatic Invasions. Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC): Helsinki. ISSN 1798-6540, more
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Keyword
    Marine
Author keywords
    alien Mollusca, Mediterranean Sea, Greece, Petricola pholadiformis

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  • Zenetos, A., more
  • Ovalis, P.
  • Vardala-Theodorou, E.

Abstract
    Petricola pholadiformis, native of American shores, is currently established in the Mediterranean Sea. More than ten live adult specimens were collected in Saronikos Gulf, eastern Mediterranean, in 2007. Possible pathways of introduction are discussed.

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