Yıl 2015, Cilt 2, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 7 - 14 2015-12-31

Main Introduction Way of Indo-Pacific and Red Sea Originated Benthic Foraminifers to the Eastern Mediterranean

Engin Meriç [1] , M. Baki Yokeş [2] , Niyazi Avşar [3] , Feyza Dinçer [4]

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Majority of the alien foraminifers recorded in the eastern Mediterranean are Indo-Pacific originated and entered the Mediterranean via Suez Canal. In this study, current literature on the alien benthic foraminiferal fauna of the eastern Mediterranean was reviewed and the main dispersal pathways are determined. Distribution patterns of the alien species suggests that most of the species are introduced via Suez Canal and expand their range of distributions in a counter-clockwise manner by the general surface currents of the eastern Mediterranean. However, not all, but some of the species have also been dispersed westwards along the North African coast and reached central Mediterranean. Locally abundant records of Euthymonacha polita (Chapman), Coscinospira acicularis (Batsch) and Amphistegina lobifera in the Aegean Sea indicates that Suez Canal may not be the only vector for the Indo-Pacific species to enter eastern Mediterranean and submarine springs help these thermophilic species to form establish populations in cool waters of the northern Aegean and the Sea of Marmara

Foraminifera, Eastern Mediterranean, Diversity
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Yazarlar

Yazar: Engin Meriç
Kurum: Moda Hüseyin Bey Sokak No: 15/4 34710 KADIKOY, ISTANBUL-TR
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: M. Baki Yokeş
Kurum: Haliç University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, SISLI, ISTANBUL- TR
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Niyazi Avşar
Kurum: CUKUROVA UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE, DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Feyza Dinçer
Kurum: NEVSEHIR HACI BEKTAS VELI UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE, DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
Ülke: Turkey


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APA Meriç, E , Yokeş, M , Avşar, N , Dinçer, F . (2015). Main Introduction Way of Indo-Pacific and Red Sea Originated Benthic Foraminifers to the Eastern Mediterranean. International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics, 2 (3), 7-14. DOI: 10.30897/ijegeo.303555
MLA Meriç, E , Yokeş, M , Avşar, N , Dinçer, F . "Main Introduction Way of Indo-Pacific and Red Sea Originated Benthic Foraminifers to the Eastern Mediterranean". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 2 (2015): 7-14 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/ijegeo/issue/28166/303555>
Chicago Meriç, E , Yokeş, M , Avşar, N , Dinçer, F . "Main Introduction Way of Indo-Pacific and Red Sea Originated Benthic Foraminifers to the Eastern Mediterranean". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 2 (2015): 7-14
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ISNAD Meriç, Engin , Yokeş, M. Baki , Avşar, Niyazi , Dinçer, Feyza . "Main Introduction Way of Indo-Pacific and Red Sea Originated Benthic Foraminifers to the Eastern Mediterranean". International Journal of Environment and Geoinformatics 2 / 3 (Aralık 2016): 7-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.30897/ijegeo.303555