First Record of Aiptasia mutabilis (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from Turkish Sea.

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Aslan Cihangir H., Pancuccı-Papadopoulou M. A., Can-Yılmaz E.

Turkish Journal Of Zoology, vol.35, pp.447-450, 2011 (SCI-Expanded)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal Of Zoology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.447-450
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Th e biodiversity of the Specially Protected Marine Area at Foca (Turkish Aegean Sea) was studied by scuba diving during October 2008. In the framework of this study the actinarian Aiptasia mutabilis (Gravenhorst, 1831) was found for the fi rst time in Turkish waters. Th is new record extends the known geographical distribution of the species.