Year 2020, Volume 24 , Issue 1, Pages 49 - 54 2020-02-01

Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study

Sefa Ayhan DEMİRHAN [1] , Arif ALKAN [2] , Emrah ŞİMŞEK [3]


The aim of this study is to analyze the changes of economic fish species in the in İskenderun Bay by providing life and conservation area for fish species. Therefore,            the study was carried out by building 172 artificial reefs (150 cubic and 22 octagonal) in September 2013, on the southern coastline of the Iskenderun Bay 7-8 m in depths far from the 300 m shore, located in the Eastern Mediterranean. The visual census technique was used to determine fish species and abundance. Observations were made with four scuba dives between January 2014 and October 2014. As a result of this observations, 121 individuals belonging to 7 fish species were detected. The maximum number of individuals (32) in the sample were Mugil sp. it belongs to species. The minimum number of individuals of observed species were Lichia amia (1) and Epinephelus aeneus (1). Furthermore, it was observed that mollusk varieties and some algae species were located.

Artificial Reef, Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Visual Census Technique
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Primary Language en
Subjects Environmental Sciences
Published Date February 2020
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5789-926X
Author: Sefa Ayhan DEMİRHAN
Institution: İSKENDERUN TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, DENİZ BİLİMLERİ VE TEKNOLOJİSİ FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-5784-1391
Author: Arif ALKAN (Primary Author)
Institution: İSKENDERUN TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, DENİZ BİLİMLERİ VE TEKNOLOJİSİ FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-7066-2534
Author: Emrah ŞİMŞEK
Institution: İSKENDERUN TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ, DENİZ BİLİMLERİ VE TEKNOLOJİSİ FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : February 16, 2019
Acceptance Date : September 28, 2019
Publication Date : February 1, 2020

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APA DEMİRHAN, S , ALKAN, A , ŞİMŞEK, E . (2020). Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study. Sakarya University Journal of Science , 24 (1) , 49-54 . DOI: 10.16984/saufenbilder.527933
MLA DEMİRHAN, S , ALKAN, A , ŞİMŞEK, E . "Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study". Sakarya University Journal of Science 24 (2020 ): 49-54 <http://www.saujs.sakarya.edu.tr/en/issue/49430/527933>
Chicago DEMİRHAN, S , ALKAN, A , ŞİMŞEK, E . "Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study". Sakarya University Journal of Science 24 (2020 ): 49-54
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ISNAD DEMİRHAN, Sefa Ayhan , ALKAN, Arif , ŞİMŞEK, Emrah . "Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study". Sakarya University Journal of Science 24 / 1 (February 2020): 49-54 . https://doi.org/10.16984/saufenbilder.527933
AMA DEMİRHAN S , ALKAN A , ŞİMŞEK E . Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study. SAUJS. 2020; 24(1): 49-54.
Vancouver DEMİRHAN S , ALKAN A , ŞİMŞEK E . Artificial reef application from the Iskenderun Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey; an experimental study. Sakarya University Journal of Science. 2020; 24(1): 54-49.