WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelita nitida Smith, 1873

146922  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146922)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]
Lowry, J.; Costello, M. (2010). Melita nitida Smith, 1873. In: Horton, T.; Lowry, J.; De Broyer, C.; Bellan-Santini, D.; Coleman, C. O.; Corbari, L.; Daneliya, M.; Dauvin, J-C.; Fišer, C.; Gasca, R.; Grabowski, M.; Guerra-García, J. M.; Hendrycks, E.; Hughes, L.; Jaume, D.; Jazdzewski, K.; Kim, Y.-H.; King, R.; Krapp-Schickel, T.; LeCroy, S.; Lörz, A.-N.; Mamos, T.; Senna, A. R.; Serejo, C.; Sket, B.; Souza-Filho, J. F.; Tandberg, A.H.; Thomas, J.; Thurston, M.; Vader, W.; Väinölä, R.; Vonk, R.; White, K.; Zeidler, W. (2018). World Amphipoda Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146922 on 2018-01-19

Date
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2005-02-24 10:36:17Z
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2010-03-15 11:00:52Z
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2010-11-09 10:34:31Z
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basis of record Faasse, M.; Van Moorsel, G. (2003). The North-American amphipods, Melita nitida Smith, 1873 and Incisocalliope aestuarius (Watling and Maurer, 1973) (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Gammaridea), introduced to the western Scheldt estuary (The Netherlands). Aquat. Ecol. 37(1): 13-22 (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source LeCroy, S. E.; Gasca, R.; Winfield, I.; Ortiz, M.; Escobar-Briones, E. (2009). Amphipoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico. In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College. Pp. 941–972. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species impact in Germany (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species impact in German part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Dutch part of the North Sea : Debris: transport of species on human generated debris [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in German part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Dutch part of the North Sea : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlien species The amphipod Melita nitida was originally only found on the east and west coast of North-America. The species was first recorded in Europe (which it reached through transportation on ship’s hulls or in ballast water), in the Seascheldt in 1996. Remarkably, this species often occurs underneath Japanese oysters Crassostrea gigas and rocks: places that are less inhabited by indigenous amphipods. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

Feeding Type
deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelegante honingvlokreeft  [details]