First record of Eudiaptomus gracilis (GO Sars, 1863) (Copepoda: Diaptomida) in the inland waters of Turkey


Bozkurt A., AKIN Ş.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, vol.36, no.4, pp.503-511, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/zoo-1101-98
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.503-511

Abstract

The Calanoid copepod Eudiaptomus gracilis (GO. Sars, 1863) is recorded from Turkish inland waters for the first time. Males and females of Eudiaptomus gracilis were consistently found during 6 sampling periods in the Yesilirmak River. The species was collected from the Yesilirmak River and Suat Ugurlu and Hasan Ugurlu dam lakes in the Black Sea region and detailed descriptions of both sexes are given.