IDENTIFICATION OF DRIVING FACTORS FOR PRESENCE OF ENDEMIC SPECIES IN THE AGLASUN DISTRICT OF THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION, TURKEY


Ozkan K.

POLISH JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, vol.60, no.2, pp.291-300, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : POLISH JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.291-300

Abstract

This study was addressed to environmental factors significantly influencing the habitat preferences of endemic species and to obtain a model of their common habitat preferences in the Aglasun district. The district, covering an area of 55,000 hectares, is located in the lakeland subregion of the Mediterrranean region, Turkey. Data were collected from 199 sample plots (20 x 20 m) and in total 40 endemic taxa was recorded in 124 plots which include minimum one endemic species.