Species of Mastogloia (Bacillariophyceae) - new for the Aegean coast of Turkey

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Sabanci F.

MEDITERRANEAN MARINE SCIENCE, cilt.14, ss.129-140, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12681/mms.331
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.129-140


This paper describes the comprehensive morphological characteristics of ten Mastogloia Thwaites ex W. Smith (Bacillariophyceae) species, including M. aquilegiae, M. baldjikiana, M. binotata, M. grunowii, M. ignorata, M. paradoxa, M. pumila, M. cf. regula, M. similis and M. vasta. Specimens were examined under a light microscope; eight of them are reported for the first time from Turkish coastal waters. Apart from the photo documentation, some information on the geographical distribution patterns of the species and the type of substratum is also provided.