This recent checklist of marine arthropods found on the coasts of Turkey represents a total of 1531 species belonging to 7 classes: Malacostraca (766 species), Maxillopoda (437 species), Ostracoda (263 species), Pycnogonida (27 species), Arachnida (26 species), Branchiopoda (7 species), and Insecta (5 species). Seventy-five species were classified as alien species in the region. This paper also includes the first record of the amphipod Melita valesi from the Levantine coast of Turkey (Kaş, Gulf of Antalya).
Arthropoda, Black Sea, Sea of Marmara, Aegean Sea, Levantine Sea, Turkey
BAKIR, AHMET KEREM; KATAĞAN, TUNCER; AKER, HALİM VEDAT; ÖZCAN, TAHİR; SEZGİN, MURAT; ATEŞ, ABDULLAH SUAT; KOÇAK, CENGİZ; and KIRKIM, FEVZİ
"The marine arthropods of Turkey,"
Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 38:
6, Article 6.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol38/iss6/6