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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017, Vol 17, Num, 5     (Pages: 1077-1081)

Second Habitat Record of Polykrikos hartmannii W. Zimm. (Dinophyceae) in the South Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean

Yelda Aktan 1 ,Çetin Keskin 1

1 İstanbul University, Fisheries Faculty, Ordu St. No: 200, 34470 Istanbul, Turkey DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v17_5_25 Viewed : 3417 - Downloaded : 2942 Polykrikos hartmannii, a harmful and ichthyotoxic marine dinoflageallate, has been widely distributed in temperate and tropical waters. In this study, P. hartmannii, previously recorded from fossil’s, is recorded for the first time in the South Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean from living cells. This study provides information on the new distribution areas of the species in the south-eastern Aegean Sea. Keywords : Dinoflagellates, Ichthyotoxicity, Eastern Mediterrannean Sea, Aquaculture