IMIS | Lifewatch regional portal

You are here


[ report an error in this record ] Print this page

Mollusca fauna from the Mediterranean reef ecosystem (1170 habitat)
Dimitris Poursanidis & Drosos Koutsoubas (2015). Mollusca fauna from the Mediterranean reef ecosystem (1170) – the zone of the photophilic algae

Access data
Archived data
Availability: CC0 To the extent possible under law, the person who associated CC0 with this dataset has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this dataset.

This dataset contains occurrence records of infralittoral molluscs from several locations in the Mediterranean basin. These data come from available data, published papers in scientific journals as well as free available PhD thesis, dating back to 1969

Biology > Benthos
Marine/Coastal, Infralittoral, Rocky shores, MED, Bivalvia, Gastropoda, Polyplacophora

Geographical coverage
Mediterranean [Marine Regions]

Temporal coverage
1969 - 2014

Taxonomic coverage
Bivalvia [WoRMS]
Gastropoda [WoRMS]
Polyplacophora [WoRMS]

Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), moredata creatordata provider
Hellenic Centre for Marine Research; Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture (IMBCC), moredata manager
University of the Aegean; Department of marine sciences, moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more

Based on this dataset
Poursanidis, D.; Koutsoubas, D. (2015). A computerized database (CorMol) on the molluscan fauna from the Mediterranean reef ecosystems: Part I. The coralligenous formations. Quaternary International 390: 29-43., more
Pitacco, V. et al. (2014). Mollusc fauna associated with the Cystoseira algal associations in the Gulf of Trieste (Northern Adriatic Sea). Mediterr. Mar. Sci. 15(2): 225., more
Antit, M. et al. (2013). Temporal variation of the algae-associated molluscan assemblage of artificial substrata in Bay of Tunis (Tunisia). Mediterr. Mar. Sci. 14(2): 390-402., more
Miloslavich, P. et al. (2013). Large-scale spatial distribution patterns of gastropod assemblages in rocky shores. PLoS One 8(8): e71396., more
Antit, M.; Azzouna, A. (2012). Mollusques des milieux littoraux de la baie de Tunis. Iberus 30(2): 107-133, more
Kasemi, D.; Beqiraj, S.; Ruci, S. (2008). Macrozoobenthos os the rocky coasts of Vlora, Albania. Natura Montenegrina 7(2): 133-143, more
Antoniadou, C.; Chintiroglou, C.C. (2007). Zoobenthos associated with the invasive red alga Womersleyella setacea (Rhodomelacea) in the northern Aegean Sea. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 87(3): 629-641., more
Antoniadou, C. et al. (2006). Sublittoral megabenthos along cliffs of different profile (Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean). Belg. J. Zool. 136(1): 69-79, more
Trono, D. (2006). Nuovi dati sulla malacofauna del Salento (Puglia meridionale. Boll. Malacologico 42(5-8): 58-84, more
Antoniadou, C.; Koutsoubas, D.; Chintiroglou, C.C. (2005). Mollusca fauna from infralittoral hard substrate assemblages in the North Aegean Sea. Belg. J. Zool. 135(2): 119-126, more
Terlizzi, A. et al. (2005). Quantifying effects of pollution on biodiversity: a case study of highly diverse molluscan assemblages in the Mediterranean. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 148(2): 293-305., more
Terlizzi, A. et al. (2003). Molluscs on subtidal cliffs: patterns of spatial distribution. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 83(1): 165-172, more
Badalamenti, F. et al. (2002). Are artificial reefs comparable to neighbouring natural rocky areas? A mollusc case study in the Gulf of Castellammare (NW Sicily). ICES J. Mar. Sci./J. Cons. int. Explor. Mer 59(Suppl.): S127-S131., more
Chemello, R.; Milazzo, M. (2002). Effect of algal architecture on associated fauna: some evidence from phytal molluscs. Mar. Biol. (Berl.) 140(5): 981-990., more
Milazzo, M. et al. (2000). Molluscan assemblages associated with photophilic algae in the Marine Reserve of Ustica Island (Lower Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy). Ital. J. Zoolog. 67(3): 287-295., more
Sánchez-Moyano, J.E. et al. (2000). The molluscan epifauna of the alga Halopteris scoparia in southern Spain as a bioindicator of coastal environmental conditions. J. Moll. Stud. 66(4): 431-448., more
Chemello, R.; Russo, G.F. (1998). The molluscan taxocoene of photophilic algae from the lsland of Lampedusa (strait of Sicily, southern Mediterranean), in: Chemello, R. et al. (1997-1998). First Workshop on marine mollusc communities of the Mediterranean Gibilmanna, 7-9 Ottobre 1994. Bollettino Malacologico, 33(5-8): pp. 95-104, more
Simboura, N. et al. (1995). Benthic communities of the infralittoral in the N. Sporades (Aegean Sea): a variety of biotopes encountered and analysed. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 16(4): 283-306., more
Villari, A. (1992). Contributo alla conoscenza della malacofauna di "Isola Bella" Taormina Sicilia, in: Bedulli, D. (Ed.) Atti del III Congresso della Società Italiana di Malacologia, Parma, 11-13 Ottobre 1990. Lavori della Societa Italiana di Malacologia, 24: pp. 285-295, more
Poulicek, M. (1985). Les Mollusques des biocénoses à algues photophiles en Méditerranée: II. Analyse du peuplement. Cah. Biol. Mar. 26(2): 127-136, more
Huelin, M.F.; Ros, J. (1984). Els molluscs marins de les illes Medes, in: Ros, J. et al. Els sistemes naturals de les illes Medes. Arxius de les Seccions de Ciencies, 73: pp. 457–504, more
Kocatas, A. (1978). İzmir Körfezi Kayalık Sahillerinin Bentik Formları Üzerinde Kalitatif ve Kantitatif Araştırmalar = Contribution à l'étude des peuplements des horizons supérieurs de substrat rocheux du Golfe d'Izmir (Turquie). Ege Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi monografiler serisi 12: 1-93, more
Bellan-Santini, D. (1969). Contribution à l'étude des peuplements infralittoraux sur substrat rocheux: étude qualitative et quantitative de la frange supérieure. PhD Thesis. Université d'Aix-Marseille: Marseille. 294 pp., more

Dataset status: Completed
Data type: Data
Data origin: Research: field survey
Metadatarecord created: 2021-05-14
Information last updated: 2021-05-14
All data in the Integrated Marine Information System (IMIS) is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy