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Posidonia oceanica monitoring system on the coast of Aegean Sea of Turkey

  • Barış Akçalı
  • Ergün Taşkın
  • Gökhan Kaman
  • Alper Evcen
  • Hayati Çalık

Seagrass monitoring is a basic tool for measuring the condition of meadows in parallel to the environmental conditions. Posidonia oceanica meadows are very sensitive to anthropogenic effects. In the present study, two monitoring stations of Posidonia oceanica meadows were established on the Aegean coasts of Turkey in the years 2018 and 2019, at 26 m depth in Ildır Bay (İzmir, Turkey), and at 33 m depth in Kara Ada (İzmir, Turkey). The P. oceanica meadows upper and lower limits were defined by balisage systems. In the laboratory, lepidochronological, morphometric, and phenological parameters were also studied.

  • Keywords:
  • Aegean Sea,
  • Monitoring,
  • marine angiosperms,
  • Posidonia oceanica,
  • Turkey,
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Barış Akçalı

Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0002-7341-0196

Ergün Taşkın

Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0003-0531-4546

Gökhan Kaman

TÜBİTAK, Marmara Research Center, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0003-3385-0418

Alper Evcen

TÜBİTAK, Marmara Research Center, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0003-1134-2551

Hayati Çalık

TÜBİTAK, Marmara Research Center, Turkey

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Posidonia oceanica monitoring system on the coast of Aegean Sea of Turkey

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Barış Akçalı, Ergün Taşkın, Gökhan Kaman, Alper Evcen, Hayati Çalık

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10.36253/978-88-5518-147-1.47

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2020

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Eighth International Symposium “Monitoring of Mediterranean Coastal Areas. Problems and Measurement Techniques”

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Livorno (Italy) June 2020

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Donatella Carboni, Matteo De Vincenzi, Laura Bonora

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Firenze University Press

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