The presence of a dinoflagellate species, Citharistes regius Stein belonging to genus Citharistes Stein, is reported for the first time from the eastern Mediterranean coast of Turkey. This species is also a first report for all Turkish seas and the Levantine Basin. Morphological characteristics of this species are described in detail and information about its ecological distribution is given.
Citharistes regius, dinoflagellate, phytoplankton, Levantine Basin, eastern Mediterranean
POLAT, SEVİM (2004) "New Record for a Dinoflagellate Species (Citharistes regius Stein) in the Northern Levantine Basin (Eastern Mediterranean)," Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 28: No. 5, Article 5. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol28/iss5/5