|Date of the first record (?)||To 2009|
|Recipient region (?)||Country: Portugal
LME: A1. Macaronesia
LME sub-region: Azores
Country area: Azores
|Source region (?)||Unknown
References (not structured):
This is from a news magazine reporting a fisherman finding of the species. As this species is unlikely to be mistaken with a native species, the record was added.
This record is questionable and Portuguese experts consider this record as a hoax.
This is also mentioned on the homepage of the Audubon Nature Institute (visited 13.03.2017).
Also known to occur in the Mediterranean Sea.
|Pathway / Vector (?)||Level of certainty: Highly likely
Pathway: Aquarium trade
Vector: (Possible) Intentional organism release (Aquarium trade)
Vector: (Possible) Waste discharge (Aquarium trade)
|Habitat type (?)||Not entered|
|Wave exposure (?)||Not entered|
|Salinity range (?)||Not entered|
|Temperature range (?)||Not entered|
|Zonation / Substratum (?)||Pelagic:
|Reproductive duration (?)||Not entered|
|Reproductive seasonality (?)||Not entered|
|Migration pattern (?)||Not entered|
|Population status (?)||Not established (Low level of certainty)|
|Species status (?)||Non-indigenous species|
|Created by||Stephan Gollasch, 2012-08-09|
|Last update by||Stephan Gollasch, 2017-03-16|