Some biological characteristics of Artemia salina (L., 1758) in Tuz Lake Tuz gölü'nde yaşayan Artemia salina (L., 1758)'nin bazi biyolojik özellikleri

Başbuǧ Y.

Turkish Journal of Zoology, vol.23, pp.617-624, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Zoology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.617-624
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the periodic changes in density and population structure, the generation number, reproduction characteristic and reproduction period of Artemia salina (L., 1758) living in Tuz Lake in 1995 have been investigated. Some physical parameters of lake water at the certain stations have been determined. It has been observed that A. salina is distributed near the coastline of 10 kilometers between the stations Devekonaǧi and Çalören in the east side of Tuz Lake. Its reproduction period was between April-July and A. salina population consisted two generation in 1995. It has been detected that A. salina population in Tuz Lake consist only female individuals and reproduces oviparity as a parthenogenetic. But it is noticed that a small part of the individuals caught in June was reproduced ovoviviparity in 1995.