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Sartoretto S, Harmelin J-G, Bachet F, Bejaoui N, Lebrun O, Zibrowius H. (2008). The alien coral Oculina patagonica De Angelis (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) in Algeria and Tunisia. Aquatic Invasions. 3 (2): 173-180.
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Sartoretto S, Harmelin J-G, Bachet F, Bejaoui N, Lebrun O, Zibrowius H
2008
The alien coral <i>Oculina patagonica</i> De Angelis (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) in Algeria and Tunisia.
Aquatic Invasions
3 (2): 173-180
Publication
The invasive zooxanthellate coral Oculina patagonica is recorded for the first time from Algeria (2005, 2007) and Tunisia (2006, 2008). Its occurrence in the Mediterranean is summarized and aspects of its biology are discussed in an attempt to understand how the new sites may have been colonized.
Mediterranean
Invasions, introduction of alien species
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Algerian part of the Alboran Sea for Oculina patagonica de Angelis D'Ossat, 1908  (origin: alien)
Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin for Oculina patagonica de Angelis D'Ossat, 1908  (origin: alien)
 Introduced species impact

in Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

 Introduced species vector dispersal

in Algerian part of the Alboran Sea (Marine Region) : The Habibas Islands may be exposed to larval transport by ... [details]

 Introduced species vector dispersal

in Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (Marine Region) : Galite Island may be exposed to larval ... [details]

 Introduced species vector dispersal

in Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (Marine Region) : Rass El Assoued may be exposed to ... [details]

 Introduced species vector dispersal

in Tunisian part of the Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin (Marine Region) : Possibly spread by larval transport via ... [details]