The first record of Chelonibia testudinaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cirripedia, Chelonibiidae) on the Turkish Aegean coast

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International Journal of Crustacean Research



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  • Three of the specimens of Chelonibia testudinaria (L., 1758) reported herein, collected from the shell of the dead Caretta caretta (L., 1758). This figure is published in colour in the online edition of this journal, which can be accessed via

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  • Map of the study area, Izmir Bay, Turkey: the star denotes the location where the dead loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta (L., 1758) was encountered, with the specimens of the barnacle Chelonibia testudinaria (L., 1758) attached to its shell.

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