Saron marmoratus, an Indo-Pacific marble shrimp (Hippolytidae: Decapoda: Crustacea) in the Mediterranean Sea

Shevy B.S. Rothman, Alex Shlagman, Bella S. Galil

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Abstract

Saron marmoratus, a colourful Indo-Pacific 'marble shrimp', is newly recorded in the Mediterranean Sea from specimens recently photographed along the Israeli coastline. The colour pattern of the species is described and illustrated. It is the second Indo-Pacific hippolytid species recorded in the Mediterranean.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere129
JournalMarine Biodiversity Records
Volume6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2013

Keywords

  • alien
  • aquarium trade
  • Levantine Basin
  • shipping
  • Suez Canal
  • Vector

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Oceanography
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology

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