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 (Journal Indexed in SCI)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : Turkish Journal Of Zoology
  • Page Numbers: pp.447-450


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.