Second records of the endangered species Artemia urmiana (Anostraca) in the Crimea habitat

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E. V. Anufriieva

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6237-7941

https://elibrary.ru/author_items.asp?id=798297

F. D. Amat
N. V. Shadrin

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2580-3710

https://elibrary.ru/author_items.asp?id=502490

Abstract

Artemia urmiana Günther, 1899 species that has long been considered endemic to Lake Urmia in Iran. In 2009, A. urmiana was found in a hypersaline lake Koyashskoye on the Kerch Peninsula. In 2015, the species was listed in the Red Book of the Republic of Crimea. In May-June 2016 noted the massive presence of its cysts, nauplii, adult females and males in the Lake Sasyk-Sivash, the biggest hypersaline lake in Crimea.

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Anufriieva E. V., Amat F. D., Shadrin N. V. Second records of the endangered species Artemia urmiana (Anostraca) in the Crimea habitat. Marine Biological Journal, 2016, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 75. doi: 10.21072/mbj.2016.01.4.09
Keywords:
Artemia urmiana, endangered species, hypersaline lake, Crimea
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