Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2017

  • Distribution of Exotic Comb Jelly Mnemiopsis Leidyi (A. Agassiz, 1865) in the Southeast of the Caspian Sea (Mazandaran-Goharbaran)

    Roohi Aboulghasem, Naderi Jolodar Mehdi, Afraei Bandpei Mohammadali, Tahami Fatemeh

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5-1, October 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 12 March 2017
    Accepted: 5 April 2017
    Published: 2 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.eeb.s.2017020501.11
    This article belongs to the Special Issue Fish Biodiversity
    Abstract: The invasive species comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi was introduced into the Caspian via the ballast water into the Caspian Sea in 1998. Distribution, biomass and abundance studies of the comb jelly M. leidyi were conducted in the southeast region of the Caspian Sea (Mazandaran-Goharbaran) in 8 stations with deep Profile stations of 5, 10 and 15 m in ... Show More