FIRST RECORDS OF SIX SPECIES OF CRUSTACEANS FOR THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA


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Özgen Ö., Açık Çınar Ş., Bakir K.

CRUSTACEANA, vol.92, pp.1403-1414, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1163/15685403-00003953
  • Journal Name: CRUSTACEANA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1403-1414
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This paper deals with six crustacean species associated with Posidonia oceanica (Linnaeus) Delile, 1813 meadows along the Aegean coasts of Turkey: Caprella tavolarensis, Eriopisella ruffoi, Iphimedia vicina, Astacilla mediterranea, Apseudopsis minimus and Macropodia deflexa. Apseudopsis minimus is a new record for the Turkish coast of the Aegean Sea, the other five species are new records for the eastern Mediterranean. Brief descriptions of the species and their morphological and ecological characteristics are given.