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The pressures and the ecological quality status of the Marmara Sea (Turkey) by using marine macroalgae and angiosperms

  • Ergün Taşkın
  • İbrahim Tan
  • Orkide Minareci
  • Ersin Minareci
  • Hakan Atabay
  • Çolpan Polat-Beken

In the present study, the Marine Floristic Ecological Index (MARFEI) was tested to assess the impacts by using marine benthic macrophytes and pressures by using the Macroalgae-Land Uses Simplified Index (MA-LUSI) in the Marmara Sea (Turkey). Sampling of benthic macrophytes was made from 0-5 m depth at 29 different sites during the summer periods of 2017, 2018 and 2019. The study revealed good ecological status class (ESC) for 6 sites, moderate for 11 sites, poor for 8 sites and bad for 4 sites. MARFEIeqr showed a negative linear relationship with the pressure index MA-LUSI.

  • Keywords:
  • Ecological quality,
  • MARFEI,
  • MA-LUSI,
  • Marine angiosperms,
  • macroalgae,
  • Turkey,
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Ergün Taşkın

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

İbrahim Tan

TÜBİTAK, Marmara Research Center, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0002-4948-7687

Orkide Minareci

Celal Bayar University, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0001-6746-6057

Ersin Minareci

Celal Bayar University, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0001-9789-7237

Hakan Atabay

TÜBİTAK, Marmara Research Center, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0003-2066-2899

Çolpan Polat-Beken

TÜBİTAK, Marmara Research Center, Turkey - ORCID: 0000-0003-2890-3685

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Chapter Title

The pressures and the ecological quality status of the Marmara Sea (Turkey) by using marine macroalgae and angiosperms

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Ergün Taşkın, İbrahim Tan, Orkide Minareci, Ersin Minareci, Hakan Atabay, Çolpan Polat-Beken

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10.36253/978-88-5518-147-1.63

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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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Laura Bonora, Donatella Carboni, Matteo De Vincenzi

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