Authors: HERDEM ASLAN CİHANGİR, M. ANTONIETTA PANCUCCI-PAPADOPOULOU, ELİF CAN YILMAZ
Abstract: The 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 first time in Turkish waters. This new record extends the known geographical distribution of the species.
Keywords: Aiptasia mutabilis, Aegean Sea, Foca Specially Protected Marine Area, new record
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