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VLIZ Alien Species Consortium. (2010).
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VLIZ Alien Species Consortium
2010
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group of persons with expertise on alien species in Belgian marine waters
Belgium
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Belgian Coast for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinodiscus wailesii Gran & Angst, 1931  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigrapsus penicillatus (De Haan, 1835)  (inaccurate) (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIncisocalliope aestuarius (Watling & Maurer, 1973)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolysiphonia harveyi Bailey, 1848  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolysiphonia senticulosa Harvey, 1862  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPotamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray, 1843)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpartina townsendii var. anglica C.E. Hubbard  (origin: alien)
Belgian Coast for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStyela clava Herdman, 1881  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcartia (Acanthacartia) tonsa Dana, 1849  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguillicola crassus Kuwahara, Niimi & Itagaki, 1974  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntithamnionella spirographidis (Schiffner) E.M.Wollaston, 1968  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntithamnionella ternifolia (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Lyle, 1922  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAplidium glabrum (Verrill, 1871)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanus improvisus Darwin, 1854  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBonamia ostreae Pichot, Comps, Tigé, Grizel & Rabouin, 1980  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotrylloides violaceus Oka, 1927  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBugula simplex Hincks, 1886  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBugula stolonifera Ryland, 1960  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaprella mutica Schurin, 1935  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulacanthus ustulatus (Mertens ex Turner) Kützing, 1843  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelicorophium curvispinum (G.O. Sars, 1895)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCodium fragile subsp. fragile (Suringar) Hariot, 1889  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCordylophora caspia (Pallas, 1771)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrepidula fornicata (Linnaeus, 1758)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplosoma listerianum (Milne Edwards, 1841)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElminius modestus Darwin, 1854  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1844) sensu Abbott, 1954  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurytemora americana Williams, 1906  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFicopomatus enigmaticus (Fauvel, 1923)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGammarus tigrinus Sexton, 1939 
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilaria vermiculophylla (Ohmi) Papenfuss, 1967  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclona (Soestella) xena De Weerdt, 1986  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan, 1835)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemimysis anomala G.O. Sars, 1907  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegabalanus coccopoma (Darwin, 1854)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegabalanus tintinnabulum (Linnaeus, 1758)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicropogonias undulatus (Linnaeus, 1766)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolgula manhattensis (De Kay, 1843)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonocorophium sextonae (Crawford, 1937)  (origin: origin uncertain)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMycale (Carmia) micracanthoxea Buizer & van Soest, 1977  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola intestinalis Steuer, 1902  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemopsis bachei L. Agassiz, 1849  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOdontella sinensis (Greville) Grunow, 1884  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaemon macrodactylus Rathbun, 1902  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricola pholadiformis Lamarck, 1818  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsiloteredo megotara (Hanley in Forbes & Hanley, 1848)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRangia cuneata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargassum (Bactrophycus) muticum (Yendo) Fensholt, 1955  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSinelobus stanfordi (Richardson, 1901)  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelmatogeton japonicus Tokunaga, 1933  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTeredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThalassiosira punctigera (Castracane) Hasle, 1983  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTricellaria inopinata d'Hondt & Occhipinti Ambrogi, 1985  (origin: alien)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubificoides heterochaetus (Michaelsen, 1926)  (origin: origin uncertain)
Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUndaria pinnatifida (Harvey) Suringar, 1873  (origin: alien)
Belgium for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrchestia cavimana Heller, 1865  (origin: alien)
Scheldt estuary for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeratella tropica (Apstein, 1907)  (origin: alien)
Scheldt estuary for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLecane decipiens (Murray, 1913)  (origin: alien)
Spuikom for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliplanella lineata (Verrill, 1869)  (origin: alien)
Westerschelde for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGarveia franciscana (Torrey, 1902)  (origin: alien)
Westerschelde for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nitida Smith, 1873  (origin: alien)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaans brakwaterroeipootkreeftje for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurytemora americana Williams, 1906
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAziatische pissebed for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynidotea laevidorsalis (Miers, 1881)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBache's knotsklokje for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemopsis bachei L. Agassiz, 1849
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorberenvachtpoliep for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGarveia franciscana (Torrey, 1902)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordrietakkig rooddonswier for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntithamnionella ternifolia (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Lyle, 1922
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelegante honingvlokreeft for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nitida Smith, 1873
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote roze zeepok for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegabalanus coccopoma (Darwin, 1854)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapanse dansmug for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTelmatogeton japonicus Tokunaga, 1933
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlangneussteurgarnaal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaemon longirostris H. Milne Edwards, 1837 [in H. Milne Edwards, 1834-1840]
Dutch Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorlangstaartkustworm for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubificoides heterochaetus (Michaelsen, 1926)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpuntig buiswier for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolysiphonia senticulosa Harvey, 1862
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrood darmroeipootkreeftje for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola intestinalis Steuer, 1902
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStanford's naaldkreeftje for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSinelobus stanfordi (Richardson, 1901)
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortropisch puzzelraderdier for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeratella tropica (Apstein, 1907)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The origin of Bugula stolonifera is unknown. The species is known worldwide as an exotic species and found on ship ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Diplosoma listerianum is a cryptogenic species as its origins are unknown. In Europe the species is widely ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Gammarus tigrinus is a species which naturally occurs in North America. It is thought the species was mainly ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Haliclona (Soestella) xena was first discovered in the Netherlands in 1977. It took until 1986 before this species ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Keratella tropica is, like most rotifers, widely distributed. This species is mainly found in tropical and ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Tubificoides heterochaetus is an oligochaete worm that was first reported in Belgian waters in 1952 in the Scheldt ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Undaria pinnatifida or wakame is a brown alga originating from Northeast Asia, where it is grown for consumption. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Although both its name and shape reminds us of a worm, the naval shipworm Teredo navalis is a bivalve mollusc. This ... [details]

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Although both its name and shape reminds us of a worm, the shipworm Psiloteredo megotara is a bivalve mollusc. This ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

For the rope grass hydroid Garveia franciscana both its origins and how it got to Belgian regions remains ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

It is believed that the softshell or sand gaper Mya arenaria was introduced from America in the 16th or 17th ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Originally the Australasian barnacle Elminius modestus only occurred in Australia and Asia. During the Second World ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Originally, the ascidian Aplidium glabrum only occurred in cold to Arctic regions. It is a colony forming ascidian ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Originally, the diatom Coscinodiscus wailesii only occurred in the Pacific and Indian Ocean. It is presumed that ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

Prior to its introduction in Europe Acartia (Acanthacartia) tonsa only occurred in the Indo-Pacific region. The ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The American jack knife clam Ensis directus originates from the American east coast, and came to Europe through ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The amphipod Melita nitida was originally only found on the east and west coast of North-America. The species was ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus originates from the Northwest Pacific region, but was brought to ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The Atlantic croaker or hardhead Micropogonias undulatus was previously only found along the east coast of the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The Atlantic Rangia or wedge clam Rangia cuneata originates from the Gulf of Mexico. From there this bivalve ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The Australian tubeworm Ficopomatus enigmaticus is a tube building polychaete worm with a presumable origin in the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The barnacle Megabalanus tintinnabulum was naturally only found in tropical waters. Its exact place of origin is ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The bloody-red shrimp Hemimysis anomala occurs naturally in the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, and rivers in Russia, ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The blue crab Callinectes sapidus is a crab species that occurs naturally along the Atlantic coast of America. It ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The brackish water mussel or dark falsemussel Mytilopsis leucophaeata is an American species that came to Beligan ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The bryozoan Bugula simplex was transported on hulls of cargo ships and yachts from the Mediterranean Sea to the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The Chinese mitten crab already appears in Belgium from 1933. The crab originates from the Far East and was ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The colony-forming sea squirt Botrylloides violaceus was originally only found in the northwest of the Pacific ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The common Atlantic slipper snail or slipper limpet Crepidula fornicata originates from the east coast of ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The common cord-grass Spartina townsendii var. anglica originates from Southern England. It is a hybrid of the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The copepod Eurytemora americana used to be found solely at the east coasts of America. The species reached Europe ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The dwarf crab or Zuiderzee crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii originally only occurred along the east coast of America, ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The folded sea squirt Styela clava originates from the Asian coasts. Transport through attachment on war ships ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The freshwater hydroid Cordylophora caspia occurs in both fresh and brackish water. The hydroid naturally occurs ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The green anemone Diadumene lineata is an anemone (Anthozoa) originally only found in the northwestern part of the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The hydroid Nemopsis bachei occurred naturally only along the Atlantic coast of North America. By attaching their ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The Japanese sargasso weed or strangleweed Sargassum (Bactrophycus) muticum naturally thrives along the coasts of ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The marine splash midge Telmatogeton japonicus originally occurs in Australasia and along the east coast of ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The natural area of distribution of the New-Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum is situated around ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The natural area of distribution of Codium fragile fragile is the Pacific region,near Japan. This green algae ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The natural distribution area of the false angelwing Petricola pholadiformis was limited to the east coast of North ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The natural range of distribution of the northern quahog Mercenaria mercenaria spreads along the east coast of the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The origin of red alga Antithamnionella ternifolia is unclear however there is speculation that the algae comes ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The origin of the Bay barnacle Amphibalanus improvisus is unclear, and therefore referred to by many scientists as ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The origin of the Caspian mud shrimp Chelicorophium curvispinum is in rivers that flow into the Caspian and Black ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The origin of the Japanese skeleton shrimp Caprella mutica is East Asia, near Japan. The species was brought to ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The original distribution area of the amphipod Incisocalliope aestuarius stretches along the river mouths of the ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The original distribution area of Orchestia cavimana stretches along the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea and the east of ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The original range of distribution of the Oriental shrimp Palaemon macrodactylus are the estuaries along the coasts ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The origins of the diatom Thalassiosira punctigera are not really known. It is presumed that the species reached ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The oyster parasite Bonamia ostreae is native to California and has been exported to Europe through oyster ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The Pacific coast of North America is the original distribution area of Tricellaria inopinata. The species came to ... [details]

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The Pacific cupped oyster Crassostrea gigas, seen by many people as a delicacy, was imported to Belgium in 1969 as ... [details]

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The parasitic copepod Mytilicola intestinalis originates from the Mediterranean Sea and ended up in Western Europe ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The planktonic diatom Odontella sinensis used to occur solely in the Indo-Pacific regions, but in the beginning of ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The red alga Antithamnionella spirographidis originates from the north of the Pacific region. This alga ended up in ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The red alga Neosiphonia harveyi originates from Japan and the region around the North-Pacific. This alga probably ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The red alga Polysiphonia senticulosa originates from the North-Pacific region. This alga reached Europe through ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The sea grape, Molgula manhattensis, has been present for a long time in Europe, along the east coast of America, ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The sea walnut Mnemiopsis leidyi is an infamous predator of zooplankton and fish eggs. The species’ natural area ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor alien species

The swim-bladder nematode, Anguillicola crassus, parasitizes the swim-bladder of the European eel (Anguilla ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The swim-bladder nematode Anguillicoloides crassus lives as a parasite in the swim-bladder of the European eel ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Alien species

The titan acorn barnacle or Megabalanus coccopoma originally only occurred along the west coasts of Central- and ... [details]