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The Sea Slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 (Nudibranchia: Tethydidae) Expands its Distribution Northwards to the Sea of Marmara

Cansu SaraçoğluNur Eda Topçu Eryalçın

This study reports our observation of the large sea slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 in the northern-eastern Sea of Marmara (the Princes’ Islands). We observed T. fimbria on the detrital bottom of the sea at a depth of 35 m in June 2022. This species had previously been reported during spawning in a recent study conducted in the southern part of the Çanakkale Strait (the Dardanelles Strait that connects the Marmara Sea with the Aegean Sea). Prior to 2022 there had been no reports of this conspicuous species from the Marmara Sea in the scientific literature or in photo-records among divers. Following our observation of the species in the sea around the Princes’ Islands, underwater photographers reported pictures of T. fimbria from different locations in the Marmara Sea on social media platforms. The sea slug seems to extend its distribution northwards. The potentially new arrival of the large sea slug in the Sea of Marmara, rather than a distribution shift from deoxygenated deep Marmara basins or a climate-related northwards expansion, is discussed. 


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Saraçoğlu, C., & Topçu Eryalçın, N. (2023). The Sea Slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 (Nudibranchia: Tethydidae) Expands its Distribution Northwards to the Sea of Marmara. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering, 38(4), 232-235. https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE20231284630


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Saraçoğlu C, Topçu Eryalçın N. The Sea Slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 (Nudibranchia: Tethydidae) Expands its Distribution Northwards to the Sea of Marmara. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering. 2023;38(4):232-235. https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE20231284630


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Saraçoğlu, Cansu, and Nur Eda Topçu Eryalçın. The Sea Slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 (Nudibranchia: Tethydidae) Expands its Distribution Northwards to the Sea of Marmara.” Aquatic Sciences and Engineering, vol. 38, no. 4, 2023, pp. 232-235. [Database Container], https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE20231284630


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Saraçoğlu C, Topçu Eryalçın N. The Sea Slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 (Nudibranchia: Tethydidae) Expands its Distribution Northwards to the Sea of Marmara. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering [Internet]. 3 Mar. 2024 [cited 3 Mar. 2024];38(4):232-235. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE20231284630 doi: 10.26650/ASE20231284630


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Saraçoğlu, Cansu - Topçu Eryalçın, Nur Eda. The Sea Slug Tethys fimbria Linnaeus, 1767 (Nudibranchia: Tethydidae) Expands its Distribution Northwards to the Sea of Marmara”. Aquatic Sciences and Engineering 38/4 (Mar. 2024): 232-235. https://doi.org/10.26650/ASE20231284630



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Submitted17.04.2023
Accepted15.09.2023
Published Online06.10.2023

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