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Decapod crustaceans on the Gökçeada (Imbros) island continental shelf (north-eastern Aegean Sea)
Ates, A.S.; Katagan, T.; Kocatas, A.; Sezgin, M. (2006). Decapod crustaceans on the Gökçeada (Imbros) island continental shelf (north-eastern Aegean Sea). Mediterr. Mar. Sci. 7(2): 55-60
In: Mediterranean Marine Science. National Centre for Marine Research: Athina. ISSN 1108-393X, more
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  • Ates, A.S.
  • Katagan, T.
  • Kocatas, A.
  • Sezgin, M.

Abstract
    The present composition of decapod crustaceans found at the sublittoral depths (5-104 m) off the coast of the island of Gökçeada (north-eastern Aegean Sea) is presented. A total of 28 species (11 caridean shrimps, 1 thalassinid ghost crab, 7 anomurans and 9 brachyuran crabs) and 277 specimens were recorded. The caridean shrimp, Athanas nitescens had the highest abundance with a dominance value of 20.94% in samples. The dominant group is caridean, represented by a total of 11 species and an occurrence frequency of 39.29%.

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