Turkish Journal of BotanyNew Record of a Dinoflagellate Species Corythodinium tesselatum (Stein) Loeblich Jr. & Loeblich III from Turkish Coastal Waters of the North-eastern Mediterranean Sea
İstanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management, 34470, Vefa, İstanbul-TURKEY
Ege University, Faculty of Fisheries, Department of Hydrobiology, 35100, Bornova, İzmir-TURKEY
Abstract: The dinoflagellate genus Corythodinium (Stein) Loeblich Jr. & Loeblich III and one species belonging to this genus, Corythodinium tesselatum (Stein) Loeblich Jr. & Loeblich III, are reported for the first time from the coastal waters of Turkey (north-eastern Mediterranean). The morphological characteristics of this species are described and information about its ecological distribution is given.
Key Words: Corythodinium tesselatum, dinoflagellate, phytoplankton, north-eastern Mediterranean, Datça-Bozburun Peninsula
Turk. J. Bot., 30, (2006), 55-57.
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