Year 2018, Volume 1 , Issue 2, Pages 92 - 96 2018-05-30

Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea)

Fatima EL AAMRI [1] , Mohamed IDHALLA [2] , Mohamed Naoufal TAMSOURI [3]


Rugulopteryx okamurae, a brown alga native to the temperate western Pacific Ocean, was discovered for the first time in the Mediterranean Sea in 2002, in the Thau Lagoon (France). A new population of R. okamurae was discovered in Belyounech Beach with the observation of some specimens fixed near the harbour of Tanger (Strait of Gibraltar-Morocco). As well, the remarkable record of this alga stranded in M’diq beach (Alboran Sea-Morocco).

Since its introduction R. okamurae has established in the Thau Lagoon (France), self-sustaining populations without displaying an invasive behaviour. Contrary, the newly discovered population in Morocco would classify as invasive. This new record gives the range extension, of this invasive alga, from the southwest of Alboran Sea to the southwestern limit of Gibraltar.

The presence of this invasive seaweed in the area may affect negatively the native alga, seagrass and native fauna including fish community.

Rugulopteryx okamurae, invasive species, brown alga, Strait of Gibraltar, Alboran Sea, Morocco
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Primary Language en
Subjects Marine and Freshwater Biology
Journal Section Short Communications
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-4103-7128
Author: Fatima EL AAMRI (Primary Author)
Institution: National Institute of Fisheries Research (INRH)- M'diq
Country: Morocco


Author: Mohamed IDHALLA
Institution: National Institute of Fisheries Research (INRH)- Casablanca
Country: Morocco


Orcid: 0000-0001-8587-0651
Author: Mohamed Naoufal TAMSOURI
Institution: National Institute of Fisheries Research (INRH)- Tanger
Country: Morocco


Dates

Publication Date : May 30, 2018

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APA EL AAMRI, F , IDHALLA, M , TAMSOURI, M . (2018). Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea). Mediterranean Fisheries and Aquaculture Research , 1 (2) , 92-96 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/medfar/issue/37150/415368
MLA EL AAMRI, F , IDHALLA, M , TAMSOURI, M . "Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea)". Mediterranean Fisheries and Aquaculture Research 1 (2018 ): 92-96 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/medfar/issue/37150/415368>
Chicago EL AAMRI, F , IDHALLA, M , TAMSOURI, M . "Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea)". Mediterranean Fisheries and Aquaculture Research 1 (2018 ): 92-96
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ISNAD EL AAMRI, Fatima , IDHALLA, Mohamed , TAMSOURI, Mohamed Naoufal . "Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea)". Mediterranean Fisheries and Aquaculture Research 1 / 2 (May 2018): 92-96 .
AMA EL AAMRI F , IDHALLA M , TAMSOURI M . Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea). MedFAR. 2018; 1(2): 92-96.
Vancouver EL AAMRI F , IDHALLA M , TAMSOURI M . Occurrence of the invasive brown seaweed Rugulopteryx okamurae (E.Y.Dawson) I.K.Hwang, W.J.Lee & H.S.Kim (Dictyotales, Phaeophyta) in Morocco (Mediterranean Sea). Mediterranean Fisheries and Aquaculture Research. 2018; 1(2): 96-92.