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The invasive trop ical scyphozoan Rhopilema nomadica Galil, 1990 reaches the Tunisian coast of the Mediterranean Sea

January 9, 2014

The alien Erythraean jellyfish Rhopilema nomadica was first recorded in Tunisia waters (Gulf of Gabes) in 2008. Subsequently it was sighted in the Bizerte Channel and Gulf of Tunis where it has been regularly observed since 2010 during summer and autumn months.

Yahia M N D, Yahia O K-D, Gueroun S K M, Aissi M, Deidun A, Fuentes V, Piraino S, 2013,The invasive trop ical scyphozoan Rhopilema nomadica Galil, 1990 reaches the Tunisian coast of the Mediterranean Sea, BioInvasions Records, 2, 4, 319–32, doi:10.3391/bir.2013.2.4.10. Article.

 

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