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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865 
AphiaID: 106401

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenophora (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentaculata (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclocoela (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBolinopsidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMnemiopsis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMnemiopsis L. Agassiz, 1860
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Ctenophora, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 122-123 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordræbergopleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikansk ribbegople  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLeidy's ribkwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse ribkwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse langlob-ribkwal  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwarty comb jellyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea walnutUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerican comb jelly  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramerikankampamaneetti  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcténophore américain  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeereswallnuss  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornoce di mare  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramerikansk kammanet  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (non native[details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeebrugge (non native[details]
Black Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBlack Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBulgarian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGeorgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRomanian Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRussian part of the Black Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUkrainian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (non native[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaspian Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTurkish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean Network on Invasive Alien Species (NOBANIS) - Mnemiopsis leidyi 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGlobal invasive species database - Mnemiopsis leidyi 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (82 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (46017 nucleotides; 229 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Ctenophora Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlien species The sea walnut Mnemiopsis leidyi is an infamous predator of zooplankton and fish eggs. The species’ natural area of distribution is along the Atlantic coast of North- and South-America. In the 1980's the sea walnut was accidently introduced in the Black Sea as a stowaway in ballast water of cargo ships. The introduction led to a collapse of the ecosystem. Since a couple of years, the sea walnut is also present in the North Sea, and we now have to wait and see what ecological consequences it will bring to the region. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Introduced in Belgium since 2007. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Mnemiopsis leidyi
Mnemiopsis leidyi

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106401
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2006-09-20 08:42:16Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-01-04 16:28:44Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2011-02-09 12:41:24Z  checked  Mills, Claudia
  
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  Citation: Mills, C. (2014). Mnemiopsis leidyi A. Agassiz, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=106401 on 2014-04-21
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