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Erdoğan-Dereli, Deniz; Çinar, Melih Ertan; Dağli, Ertan. (2017). Cirrophorus species (Annelida: Polychaeta: Paraonidae) in the Sea of Marmara, with description of a new species. Zootaxa. 4347(1): 137-150.
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10.11646/zootaxa.4347.1.8 [view]
Erdoğan-Dereli, Deniz; Çinar, Melih Ertan; Dağli, Ertan
2017
<i>Cirrophorus</i> species (Annelida: Polychaeta: Paraonidae) in the Sea of Marmara, with description of a new species 
Zootaxa
4347(1): 137-150
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
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This paper deals with specimens of Cirrophorus collected from the depths ranging from 3 to 500 m in 2012 and 2013 in the Sea of Marmara, Turkey. Among the material, one new species and two already known species were found. The new species is mainly characterized by having long and clavate notopodial postchaetal lobes in the branchial region; red speckles near nuchal organs; and a very long branch of lyrate chaetae (4 times longer than the shorter one). A recently described species, Cirrophorus nikebianchii, was found at the majority of soft-bottom stations. All species found in the area were described and discussed. Corresponding author: Melih Ertan Çinar, E-mail: melih.cinar@ege.edu.tr 
Mediterranean Sea in general
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Cirrophorus Ehlers, 1908 (identification resource)
Cirrophorus branchiatus Ehlers, 1908 (additional source)
 Depth range

0.5-3 m in brackish-water lagoons and coastal ponds; 3.5 to about 100 m in marine environments. [details]

 Distribution

Mediterranean Sea: Balearic Sea; Sea of Sardinia; Sardinian Channel; Tyrrhenian Sea; Adriatic Sea; Aegean Sea; Sea of ... [details]

 Distribution

Sea of Marmara. Records from Western Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, and Levantine Sea need confirmation. [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet turcicus refers to the type locality of the species, Turkey. [details]

 Habitat

In brackish-water lagoons and coastal ponds (0.5-3 m depth) it occurs often associated with Zostera and Nanozostera ... [details]

 Habitat

Maërl beds and muddy sediments. [details]

 Type locality

Sea of Marmara, Turkey (40.4036°, 27.6631°). [details]

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