BIOINVASIONS RECORDS, vol.4, no.4, pp.277-280, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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wood boring, alien molluscs, Iskenderun Bay, Levantine Sea
This study presents the first record of Martesia striata (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Mediterranean Sea. It was detected during a routine monitoring study in the Iskenderun Bay, Turkey. The potential for M. striata to establish permanent population in the Mediterranean Sea and possible risks that might arise from such a situation were briefly discussed.