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Title Fish invasions of the Mediterranean Sea : change and renewal / edited by Daniel Golani and Brenda Appelbaum-Golani
Published Sofia : Pensoft, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (332 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series Pensoft series faunistica, 1312-0174 ; no. 91
Pensoft series faunistica ; no. 91
Contents The new Tethyan ichthyofauna of the Mediterranean -- historical background and prospect / F.D. Por -- Global warming and exotic fishes in the Mediterranean Sea : introduction dynamic, range expansion and spatial congruence with endemic species / F. Ben Rais Lasram, F. Guilhaumon and D. Mouillot -- Introduction rate of Lessepsian fishes into the Mediterranean / J. Belmaker [and others] -- The genetics of Lessepsian bioinvasions / G. Bernardi, D. Golani and E. Azzurro -- Red-Med immigration : a fish parasitology perspective, with special reference to the Myxosporea / A. Diamant -- Unusual occurrences of fish in the Mediterranean Sea : an insight into early detection / E. Azzurro -- Mediterranean marine protected areas and non-indigenous fish spreading / P. Francour, L. Mangialajo and J. Pastor -- Colonization of the Mediterranean by Red Sea fishes via the Suez Canal -- Lessepsian migration / D. Golani -- Alien marine fishes of Turkey -- an updated review / M. Bilecenoglu -- Current status of alien fishes in the Greek area / M. Corsini-Foka -- Fish invasions of the Adriatic Sea / B. Dragičević and J. Dulčić -- Non native marine fishes in Italian waters / L. orsi Relini -- Changes in the western Mediterranean ichthyofauna : signs of tropicalization and meridianization / E. Massutí, M. Valls and F. Ordines -- Liza hematocheilus (Pisces, Mugilidae) in the northern Aegean Sea / G. Minos, A. Imsiridou and P.S. Economidis
Summary Biological invasions are one of the major factors affecting ecosystems throughout the world. The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most dynamic marine ecosystems in the world and is subject to ongoing invasions of marine organisms. This book focuses on fish invasions of the Mediterranean and presents the latest research on this subject. This comprehensive book includes chapters written by experts on paleontology, climate change, zoogeography, genetics, parasitology, biological monitoring and conservation, as well as chapters devoted to regional and local issues of countries surrounding the Mediterranean, written by experts from those countries. --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Biological invasions -- Mediterranean Sea.
Exotic fishes -- Mediterranean Sea.
Fishes -- Migration -- Mediterranean Sea.
Fishes -- Migration -- Red Sea.
Fishes -- Mediterranean Sea.
Introduced fishes -- Mediterranean Sea.
Marine biodiversity conservation -- Mediterranean Sea.
Form Electronic book
Author Appelbaum-Golani, Brenda.
Golani, Daniel.
European Congress of Ichthyology (12th : 2007 : Cavtat, Croatia)
ISBN 9546425400 (electronic bk.)
9789546425409 (electronic bk.)