The Presence of Teredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758 (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Teredinidae) in the Southern Black Sea, Turkey

Culha M.

JOURNAL OF ANIMAL AND VETERINARY ADVANCES, vol.9, no.10, pp.1515-1518, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


A total of 35 specimens of boring bivalve, Teredo navalis was found during the benthic surveys conducted at a depth of between 0.5 and 5 m into some old tree roots and old wood pieces on stony-sand bottom in the southern Black Sea (Ayancik coasts of Sinop Province) of Turkey between 2006 and 2007. This species is new record for the Turkish Black Sea coast.