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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2012, Vol 12, Num, 1     (Pages: 165-169)

Four New Rotifera Species of Turkish Fauna

Sevil Erdoğan 1 ,Hüseyin Güher 2

1 Trakya University, Keşan Vocational College, Fisheries Programme, 22800, Keşan, Edirne/ Turkey
2 Trakya University, Science Faculty, Department of Biology, 22030, Edirne/ Turkey
DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v12_1_19 Viewed : 2347 - Downloaded : 2362 Four rotifer species were recorded from 3 freshwater bodies (Pedina and Hamam Lakes, İğneada-Kırklareli and Ömerbey Stream, Uzunköprü- Edirne) in Turkish Thrace. These species, Trichocerca bicristata (Gosse, 1887), Gastropus minor (Rousselet, 1892) , Erignatha clastopis (Gosse, 1886) and Encentrum kulmatyckii Wiszniewski, 1953, are new records for the Turkish fauna. Besides, the recorded species are illustrated and aspects of their distribution are represented. Keywords : Rotifera, taxonomy, new record species, Turkey