The EASIN catalogue has been updated to the version 5.3


Wednesday, 28 January 2015

A major update was made in the EASIN Catalogue, including corrections and revisions provided by the EASIN Editorial Board as well as additions of new Catalogue entries: Maritigrella fuscopunctata, Cryptocentrus caeruleopunctatus, Schizoporella dunkeri, Bispira fabricii, Neosiphonia flavimarina, Perkinsus chesapeaki, Escharoides bishopi, Pyropia drachii, Umbraulva dangeardii, Zebrasoma xanthurum, Sicyonia lancifer.

Information on new aliens includes status, date and country of first introduction in Europe, taxonomic data, habitat, impact, and pathways.

We specially wish to thank Dr. A. Zenetos and Dr. M. Faasse for all their recent contributions.