Two new records for the Polychaeta fauna of the Sea of Marmara: Laubieriellus salzi and Spiophanes afer (Polychaeta: Spionidae)


Abstract: The present study deals with the first records of Laubieriellus salzi and Spiophanes afer in the Sea of Marmara. They were collected from Mytilus galloprovincialis, Zostera marina, sand, and shell fragments substrate at depths ranging from 0.2 to 5 m in November 2010. This study gives more information regarding the morphological and distributional features of these species.

Keywords: Laubieriellus salzi, Spiophanes afer, Spionidae, Sea of Marmara, Turkey, new record, taxonomy

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