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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 5
Occurrence of Hymeniacidon perlevis (Montagu, 1814) (Porifera, Demospongiae) in Kamil Abduş Lagoon, İstanbul, Turkey

Caterina Longo, Selçuk Altınsaçlı, Cumhur Haldun Yardımcı and Songül Altınsaçlı

This study was carried out to characterise the sponge fauna of the Turkish Kamil Abduş Lagoon. Only one sponge species (Hymeniacidon perlevis (Demospongiae, Halichondriidae) has been observed in alkaline, well oxygenated, polyhaline and high electrical conductivity waters of this shallow lagoon. The presence of this sponge species has been observed along 12 months on the hard substrate. Results showed that Kamil Abduş Lagoon is an important habitat for Hymeniacidon perlevis.
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How to cite this article:
Caterina Longo, Selçuk Altınsaçlı, Cumhur Haldun Yardımcı, Songül Altınsaçlı. Occurrence of Hymeniacidon perlevis (Montagu, 1814) (Porifera, Demospongiae) in Kamil Abduş Lagoon, İstanbul, Turkey. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(5):1620-1625.
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