Second records of the endangered species Artemia urmiana (Anostraca) in the Crimea habitat
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. https://doi.org/10.21072/mbj.2016.01.4.09
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.
Keywords: Artemia urmiana, endangered species, hypersaline lake, Crimea
The study was supported by the grant of Russian Foundation for Basic Research No. 16-05-00134 A.