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Some Deep-Sea Cephalopods from the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea (Mersin Bay, Turkey)

Nuray Çiftçi, Moez Shaiek & Deniz Ayas

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Deep-sea sampling was conducted by a commercial trawl in the International Waters of Mersin Bay between 14 and 17 May 2018. The sampling depth ranged between 274 and 641 meters. A total of 13 trawling operations were performed, and each trawling operation lasted approximately 4 hours. During the sampling, six of the deep-sea cephalopods species were caught. All specimens were preserved in ethyl alcohol and were deposited in the Museum of the Systematic, Faculty of Fisheries, Mersin University (Catalog no: MEUCC-18-11-2- MEUCC-18-11-7). A total of two cuttlefish species belonging to the families of Sepiidae were identified. The others were represented by the families of Sepiolidae, Octopodidae, Bathypolypodidae, and Ommastrephidae.

Keywords: Deep-sea, Cephalopods, International Waters, Mersin Bay, Turkey

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Ciftci, N., Shaiek, M. & Ayas, D. (2020). Some Deep-Sea Cephalopods from the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea (Mersin Bay, Turkey) . Acta Natura et Scientia, 1(1), 1-5. doi: 10.29329/actanatsci.2020.313.1

Ciftci, N., Shaiek, M. and Ayas, D. (2020). Some Deep-Sea Cephalopods from the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea (Mersin Bay, Turkey) . Acta Natura et Scientia, 1(1), pp. 1-5.

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Ciftci, Nuray, Moez Shaiek and Deniz Ayas (2020). "Some Deep-Sea Cephalopods from the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea (Mersin Bay, Turkey) ". Acta Natura et Scientia 1 (1):1-5. doi:10.29329/actanatsci.2020.313.1.

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