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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2013, Vol 13, Num, 5     (Pages: 869-873)

Twelve New Records (Clitellata, Chironomidae and Gastropoda) from Lake Gölbaşı (Hatay-Turkey)

Naime Arslan 1 ,Deniz Kara 1 ,Deniz Anıl Odabaşı 2

1 Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Arts and Sciences Faculty, Biology Department, Eskişehir, Turkey
2 Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Marine Science and Technology, Department of Basic Sciences, Çanakkale, Turkey
DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v13_5_11 Viewed : 1525 - Downloaded : 1094 Samples were collected from 3 different stations between October 2011 and June 2012 with a view to identifying the macrozoobenthic fauna (especially Gastropoda, Clitellata and Chironomidae) of Lake Gölbaşı, located in Southern Anatolia. A total of 14 species were determined, 12 of them (Valvata macrostoma, Theodoxus anatolicus, Physella acuta (Gastropoda); Potamothrix hammoniensis, Psammoryctides albicola (Clitellata); Harnischia fuscimana, Einfeldia pagana, Chironomus thummi, Polypedilum sordens, Polypedilum convictum, Polypedilum scalaenum and Cladotanytarsus mancus (Chironomidae)) are first published records for Lake Gölbaşı and two of them (Melanoides tuberculatus and Melanopsis costata (Gastropoda)) have previously been reported from the lake. Keywords : Macrozoobenthic, limnofauna