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New Records of Porpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) in the Mediterranean Sea

Antonio Oscar Lillo*, Francesco Tiralongo, Elena Tondo

Abstract

New records of Porpita porpita are reported from the Mediterranean Sea. Although the species appears to be widespread in the basin, the number of reported records is scarce. In this study, we report additional record of the species from the Ionian and Adriatic Italian seas.

Keywords

Blue botton, Ionian Sea, Adriatic Sea, Italy, Hydroid

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