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


ÖZGEN Ö., Acik S., Bakir K.

CRUSTACEANA, vol.92, no.11-12, pp.1403-1414, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 11-12
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1163/15685403-00003953
  • Title of Journal : CRUSTACEANA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1403-1414

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.