Decapod crustaceans on the Gokceada (Imbros) island continental shelf (north-eastern Aegean Sea)

ATEŞ A. S. , Katagan T., Kocatas A., Sezgin M.

MEDITERRANEAN MARINE SCIENCE, cilt.7, ss.55-60, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12681/mms.169
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.55-60


The present composition of decapod crustaceans found at the sublittoral depths (5-104 m) off the coast of the island of Gokceada (north-eastern Aegean Sea) is presented. A total of 28 species (11 caridean shrimps, 1 thalassinid ghost crab, 7 anomurans and 9 brachyuran crabs) and 277 specimens were recorded. The caridean shrimp, Athanas nitescens had the highest abundance with a dominance value of 20.94% in samples. The dominant group is caridean, represented by a total of 11 species and an occurrence frequency of 39.29%.