An alien jellyfish Rhopilema nomadica and its impacts to the Eastern Mediterranean part of Turkey
Bayram Öztürk, Melek İşinibilir
Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Fisheries, Istanbul University, Istanbul, TURKEY
An alien scyphomedusa Rhopilema nomadica human health, tourism and fisheries Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The painful stings of jellyfish may pose a danger to holiday makers. A monitoring programme is recommended for the impacts on tourism, human health and fisheries to mitigate of the effect of this jellyfish.
Keywords: Rhopilema nomadica, Mediterranean coast of Turkey, invasive species