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Type: Correspondence
Published: 2019-02-20
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First record of Dosima fascicularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (Crustacea, Cirripedia) from Algerian waters (Western Mediterranean)

CNRDPA, National Centre for Research and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Tipaza (42), Algeria
CNRDPA, National Centre for Research and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Tipaza (42), Algeria
CNRDPA, National Centre for Research and Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Tipaza (42), Algeria
Crustacea Dosima fascicularis first record morphometric characteristics Algerian coast


The buoy barnacle Dosima fascicularis is reported from Algerian waters for the first time. Seven specimens were collected in the Bay of Jijel (Western Mediterranean Basin), which constitutes the third record of this species in the Mediterranean Sea. A continuous monitoring program in the Mediterranean for this species is proposed to provide further insights into its distribution.



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