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A lionfish (Pterois miles) invasion has begun in the Mediterranean Sea

Overview of attention for article published in Marine Biodiversity Records, June 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#3 of 479)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
44 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
47 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
googleplus
37 Google+ users
video
2 video uploaders

Citations

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50 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
120 Mendeley
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Title
A lionfish (Pterois miles) invasion has begun in the Mediterranean Sea
Published in
Marine Biodiversity Records, June 2016
DOI 10.1186/s41200-016-0065-y
Authors

Demetris Kletou, Jason M. Hall-Spencer, Periklis Kleitou

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 120 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Belize 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Guadeloupe 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 116 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 28 23%
Student > Master 24 20%
Researcher 17 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 9%
Other 6 5%
Other 19 16%
Unknown 15 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 52 43%
Environmental Science 29 24%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 7 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 2%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 <1%
Other 8 7%
Unknown 21 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 434. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 September 2021.
All research outputs
#40,344
of 19,317,391 outputs
Outputs from Marine Biodiversity Records
#3
of 479 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,138
of 271,541 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Marine Biodiversity Records
#1
of 12 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,317,391 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 479 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 10.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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