Liocarcinus depurator (Linnaeus, 1758) and Brachynotus sexdentatus(Risso, 1827) (Decapoda, Brachyura), Two New Records for the Turkish Black Sea Fauna

Authors: A. SUAT ATEŞ

Abstract: The present study is on 2 Brachyura species, collected by a scuba diver during investigations on the decapod fauna of the Sinop Peninsula shores of the Western Black Sea region, Turkey, between June, 1995, and July, 1996. Liocarcinus depurator (Linnaeus, 1758) and Brachynotus sexdentatus (Risso, 1827), which was found in the study area, has not been reported previously from Turkish Black Sea coastal waters.

Keywords: Crustacea Decapoda, Brachyura, Black Sea.

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