In the context of our project Is it Alien to you? Share it!!! in addition to recordings of alien species, we further collect observations of rare Mediterranean species, sent to us by citizen scientists.
Find bellow the new scientific paper of the project that focuses on the presence of Atlantic Tripletail Lobotes surinamensis in the eastern Mediterranean basin and specifically in the seas of Greece and Cyprus. The paper emphasizes the importance of Citizen Science in researching and monitoring the distribution of marine species in a changing environment, like the Mediterranean Sea.
Find the publication here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41208-020-00244-6