On the occurrence of Eucrate crenata (De Haan, 1835) (Crustacea, Decapoda) in the Aegean Sea

Bakir K., Salman A.

SU URUNLERI DERGISI, vol.35, no.4, pp.463-466, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12714/egejfas.2018.35.4.12
  • Title of Journal : SU URUNLERI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.463-466


Eucrate crenata that is a lessepslan species, is expanding its distribution area in the eastern Mediterranean. Several individuals of the species caught with the nets of fishermen were obtained. This species has been reported in the past from the Levantine coast of Turkey and this study provides information on the established population of this species in the lzmir Bay on the Aegean Sea coast. In addition, the color variations and morphological differences of this species were compared with previous studies.