Authors: MEHMET AKBULUT, MURAT SEZGİN, MEHMET ÇULHA, LEVENT BAT
Abstract: In this study, the characteristic features, distribution and ecology of the amphipod Niphargus valachicus E. Dobreanu & C. Manolache, 1933 sampled at Sırakaraağaçlar Stream of Sinop, flowing into the Black Sea, are given. Four taxa of Niphargus genus, freshwater Amphipoda fauna have been identified in Turkey. In addition to these, Niphargus valachicus is a new record for the Turkish freshwater fauna.
Keywords: Niphargus valachicus, Gammaridae, Amphipoda, Crustaceae, Turkish freshwater fauna.
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