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Egyptian shrimp (Metapenaeopsis aegyptia), a so-called lessepsian species, that is native to the Red Sea and arrived in the Mediterranean via the Suez Canal, Marine Protected Area of Kas-Kekova, Turkey. Tropicalization of the Mediterranean

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Image size: 8623x5749 pixels (28.7"x19.2" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2012-06-22

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Wild animal / Crustacean / Decapod / Shrimp / Penaeid Shrimp (Penaeidae sp) / Egyptian Prawn (Metapenaeopsis aegyptia)

Environment / Hazard / Climate change / Global warming

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / Marine protected area

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic plant

Individual / Nobody

Species / Species particularity / Lessepsian species

Species / Species particularity / Alien species

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Flora / Najadales order / Cymodoceaceae family / Slender Seagrass (Cymodocea nodosa)

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom / Sedimentary bottom

Shot / Three quarter shot

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom / Seagrass

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea


Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Portrait

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Sand

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Turkey / Anatolia / Mediterranean Region, Turkey / Kaş-Kevova Marine Protected Area

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Monocotyledoneae / Najadales / Cymodoceaceae / Cymodocea

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Crustacea / Branchiata / Malacostraca / Eumalocostraca / Decapoda / Penaeidae / Metapenaeopsis

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