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The Spring Outbreak of the invasive Scyphomedusa Rhopilema nomadica Galil, Spannier & Ferguson, 1990 in the Antalya Bay, the eastern Mediterranean

Mehmet Cengiz Deval*, M. Tunca Olguner

Abstract

The present paper reports the spring bloom of the alien scyphomedusa Rhopilema nomadica in the Antalya Bay, in northern Levant Sea. This study also provides additional information with its distribution and biomass values of the species in the eastern Mediterranean.

Keywords

Rhopilema nomadica, Lessepsian Jellyfish, Antalya Bay, Levantine Basin

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