1 104 SHORT NOTE HERPETOZOA 27 (1/2) Wien, 30. Juli 2014 SHORT NOTE The population of Mauremys rivulata (VALENcIENNES, 1833) on the Island of Bozcaada, Turkey The only freshwater habitat on the Turkish Island of Bozcaada (Greek name: Tenedos) is inhabited by a population of Mauremys rivulata (VALENcIEN NES, 1833). The authors analyzed physico-chemical and bacteriological characteristics of the water, the turtles oral and cloacal bacterial flora, feeding habits and morphological features. The Island of Bozcaada ( N; E; size: km²; maximum elevation: Göztepe m a.s.l., Yeni kale Hill m a.s.l.) is located in the northeast Aegean Sea, southwest of the Çanakkale Strait (Dardanelles) and situated on the continental shelf, about 7 km off the Turkish Aegean coast (Fig. 1). The island (human population about 2,500; main in dustries: fishing, viniculture and tourism) lacks wetland areas (DERmITZAkIS 1990) with the exception of a single lake (TOSu NOğLu et al. 2009). Lake Azmak ( N, E; length 100 m, width 5 m, depth 2 m) is a stagnant water body at sea level. Field studies were carried out on four days (June 18, July 27, August 9 and September 15) in 2012 when a fish trap was placed in the lake be tween 07:00 to 8:00 h in the morning and checked at noon. captured individuals were marked by notching the marginal scutes of the shell using files (cagle 1939). Juvenile turtles with soft shells were marked with nail scissors. Body measurements, oral and cloacal swabs and stomach contents were taken from the samples which were released into the lake thereafter. A total of 29 M. rivulata individuals (21 females, six males and two juveniles) were sampled: six in June, four in July, four in August and 15 in Sep - tember. Isolation of selected pathogens from oral and cloacal swabs followed standard methods for Enterobacteriaceae (mac con - key agar), Vibrio sp. (Thiosulfate citrate Bile Salts Sucrose (TcBS) Agar), Aero - monas sp. (Glutamate Starch Phenol Red Agar) and Pseudomonas sp. (Pseudomonas Isolation Agar). Plates were incubated at c and examined after hours. Isolated colonies were identified by Gram and biochemical reactions (murray et al. 1999). In addition, microbiological water quality parameters (total coliform bacteria - Tc, faecal coliform bacteria - Fc) were assessed using the most probable number (mpn) method (FINSTEIN 1972). Water temperature, ph, electrical conductivity (Ec) and dissolved oxygen (DO) readings were taken on the spot with a Hatch-Lange Tm ecological kit. The physico-chemical and microbiological qualities of Bozcaada fresh water are shown in Table 1. According to the Turkish WATER POLLuTION control REGuLATION (2004) that classifies inland water into categories, high quality (class I), moderate quality (class II), polluted (class III) and highly polluted waters (class IV), water Fig. 1: Geographical location of Bozcaada Island (Turkey) and view of Lake Azmak (left), the only wetland habitat on Bozcaada Island.
2 SHORT NOTE HERPETOZOA 27 (1/2) Wien, 30. Juli 2014 SHORT NOTE 105 Fig. 2: Dorsal, ventral and lateral views of Mauremys rivulata (VALENcIENNES, 1833). A specimen typical of the population of Lake Azmak, Bozcaada Island (Turkey), is shown. temperature, Ec, ph and DO averages complied with inland water quality parameters classes I II in all months of the study. However, dissolved oxygen values entered (classes II III) in July and August. Similarly, microbial and fecal pollution indicator bacteria counts were within the water quality parameters of class I. Fecal coliform levels showed sudden increase in August and September, thus downgrading the water quality to classes III and IV. A total of 113 Gram negative bacteria were isolated from oral and cloacal samples of M. rivulata. Enterobacter aerogenes was the most common microorganism identified (38/113, 33.62%). Other bacteria isolated were Vibrio sp. (33/113, 29.20%), Aero - monas sp. (24/113, 21.23%) and Pseudo - monas sp. (15/113; 13.27%), respectively. monthly total bacteria counts amounted to three in June, eight in July, 37 in August, and 65 in September. The bacteria which were isolated in this study are all considered opportunistic pathogens in reptiles and amphibians, and their presence in association with overt clinical signs of disease should be considered as significant (FILIPPI et al. 2010). While in all months, coliform bacteria values were within a tolerable range, the counts of fecal coliform bacteria exceeded acceptable threshold values with an increase in temperature. There was a positive correlation between the number of potentially pathogenic bacteria isolated from oral and cloacal swabs and the number of aquatic pollution indicator bacteria, especially in the months of August and September. However, an obvious negative effect of the increaseing microbial contamination on the turtle population was not observed, unless the small number of juveniles would be taken as indicative. Applying stomach flushing (LEGLER 1977), the stomach contents of eight indi- Table 1: Physico-chemical and microbiological quality of the water in Lake Azmak, Bozcaada Island (Tur - key). The water quality class rating I-IV (WATER POLLuTION control REGuLATION 2004) is given in parentheses. month June July August September Temperature ( o c) 21.7 (I-II) 26.9(I-II) 27.9 (I-II) 20.5 (I-II) Dissolved oxygen (mg/l) 7.35 (II) 5.17 (III) 5.45 (III) 8.86 (I) ph 8.29 (I) 7.98 (I) 7.16 (I) 8.27 (I) Electrical conductivity (μs/cm) 3.09 (I) 3.27 (I) 3.47 (I) 3.29 (I) Total coliform (mpn/100 ml) 40 (I) 30 (I) 40 (I) 1500 (I) Faecal coliform (mpn/100 ml) 0 (I) 90 (I) 230 (III) 4600 (IV)
3 106 SHORT NOTE HERPETOZOA 27 (1/2) Wien, 30. Juli 2014 SHORT NOTE Table 2: morphometric measurements and ratios of 29 specimens of Mauremys rivulata (VALENcIENNES, 1833) collected from Lake Azmak, Bozcaada Island (Turkey). m males, F females. Straight carapace m Lenght (ScL) F m+f Juv carapace Width (cw) m F m+f Juv Plastron Lenght (PL) m F m+f Juv Plastron Width (PW) m F m+f Juv ScL/cW m F m+f Juv PL/PW m F m+f Juv Body mass m F m+f Juv viduals were collected immediately after capture, to cope with the rapid prey digestion in turtles. Prey items were preserved in 70 % ethanol and identified to the lowest taxonomic level possible with a Boeco bin - ocular microscope and an Olympus BX51 microscope, using appropriate literature (BORROR & WHITE 1970; ÖkTEm & BARAN 1977; komarek & ANAGNOSTIDIS 1986, 1989, 1999; krammer & LANGE-BERTALOT 1991a, 1991b, 1999a, 1999b; JOHN et al. 2003; BALIAN et al. 2008; GuIRY & GuIRY 2012) İn the stomach contents analyzed, animal prey items (26 %) comprised crustaceans (malacostraca: 9.8 %) and Arthropods (In - secta - Odonata nymphs: 5.4 %, Odonata adults: 4.5 % and Hymenoptera adults: 6.3 %); plant matter (74 % of prey items) included monocotyledons (Holophila sp.), Trebouxiophyceae, coleochaetophyceae, conjugato phyceae (Spirogyra sp.), cyano - phyceae, Bacillariophyceae, cymbellaceae and seeds of aquatic plants. Fecal analysis revealed that M. rivulata feeds on aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates, filamentous algae, epipelic algae and other aquatic plants, identifying this species as an opportunistic omnivore (SIDIS & GASITH 1985) which was endorsed by ÇIÇEk & AYAZ (2011) who found insects, fishes, amphibians and plant matter in M. rivulata stomach contents. Feeding on animal prey was never doubted but feeding on plant matter was debated with regard to its intentional or accidental ingestion (LABBORONI & chelazzi 1991). In this study, however, animal matter represented the minority (26 %) of prey items in the stomach contents of M. rivulata. Among the plants observed, microalgae were likely taken accidentally, whereas macroalgae such as Holophila sp. and Spirogyra sp. were most likely eaten intentionally. Straight carapace and plastron lengths (ScL, PL) and widths (cw, PW), were taken with a mitutoyo digital caliper (precision: 0.01 mm) and ratios cl/cw and PL/PW
4 SHORT NOTE HERPETOZOA 27 (1/2) Wien, 30. Juli 2014 SHORT NOTE 107 were calculated. Body mass was weighed using a digital balance. Descriptive statistics of the measurements and rates were calculated using the SPSS (10.0) program. The carapace was mostly brown or olive green to green in color, the plastron much darker, sometimes almost black (Fig. 2). morphometric data are summarized in Table 2. comparative body measurements are available in FRITZ (1994, 1995). The present observations are in line with previous studies which found that females of the Balkan Terrapin are larger and heavier than males (AuER & TAşkAVAk 2004; RIFAI & AmR 2004; GüÇLü & TüRkOZAN 2010) and the straight carapace length not to exceed 220 mm (WERNER 1902; SIEBENROck 1913; ÇEVIk 1982; TOk 1999; WIScHuF & BuSAck 2001; AYAZ & BuDAk 2008). AckNOWLEDGmENTS: This study was funded by the Scientific and Technological Research council of Turkey (TüBİTAk Project No. 112T063). REFERENcES: AuER, m. & TAşkAVAk, E. 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5 108 SHORT NOTE HERPETOZOA 27 (1/2) Wien, 30. Juli 2014 SHORT NOTE ENNES, 1833 (Testudinata: Bataguridae) and Testudo graeca ibera PALLAS, 1811 (Testudinata: Tesdudinidae) in Resadiye (Datça) Peninsula.- Turkish Journal of Zoology, Ankara; 23 (1): TOSuNOğLu, m. & GüL, Ç. & uysal, İ. (2009): The herpetofauna of Tenedos (Bozcaada, Turkey). Herpetozoa, Wien; 22 (1/2): WATER POLLuTION control REGuLATION (WPcR) (2004): Water pollution control regulation, chapter 1.- Official journal, Ankara; 25687: WERNER, F. (1902): Die Reptilien- und Amphi bienfauna von kleinasien.- Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften, mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche klasse, Wien; 111: WIScHuF, T. & BuSAck, S. D. (2001): Mauremys rivulata (VALENcIENNES in BORY DE SAINT-VINcENT et al., 1833) Ostmediterrane Bachschildkröte, pp In: FRITZ, u. (ed.): Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas, Band 3/IIIA: Schildkröten I. Wiebelsheim (Aula Verlag). key WORDS: Reptilia: Testudines: Geoemy - didae: Mauremys rivulata; ecology, aquatic habitat pollution, food habits, population estimate, morphology, Bozcaada Island, Aegean See, Çanakkale, Turkey SuBmITTED: may 6, 2013 AuTHORS: Çiğdem GüL (corresponding author < > < edu.tr >); murat TOSuNOğLu, Nurcihan HAcIOğLu, Tuğçe ÇAPRAZLI, Hüseyin ERDuğAN, İbrahim uysal - Çanakkale Onsekiz mart university, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Çanak - kale, Turkey. Herpetofauna of Paxos, Ionian Islands, Greece, including two species new to the island Whereas the herpetofauna of corfu, the northernmost of the Ionian Islands, has been extensively covered in the literature (see mertens 1961; TóTH et al. 2002; RAZETTI et al. 2006) only a few reports are available for the small neighboring island of Paxos or Paxi (keymar 1984; ŠANDERA et al. 2004). Although scientific reports of reptiles are scarce, Paxos has been known to harbor many snakes and in one travel companion from the early 19th century (DOD - WELL 1819) you could for example read: It (Paxos) contains vast number of serpents, which are said to be of harmless and inoffensive nature.. Paxos is the largest among the group of islands comprising Antipaxos, Panagia, Ag. Nikolaous, mongonissi and a few other small islets or rocks. Paxos is situated 13 km SSE of corfu and approximately 55 km northwest of Lefkada (Santa maura). The distance to the Greek mainland is 15 km. The vegetation is typically mediterra - nean, and the landscape and flora are highly influenced by centuries of human activity such as farming. In later years, tourism, house building and constructions of roads also have had an impact on the environment with degradation of the natural vegetation as a consequence. Approximately 75 % of the flora has a mediterranean distribution in a wide sense (GEORGIADIS et al. 1986). About 435 plant taxa (species and subspecies) have been reported from the island and the forest is mainly of the Oleo-ceratoneous type with species such as Ceratonia siliqua, Pistacia lenticus, Juniperus phoenicea, Pinus hale - pensis, and Olea europaea, but tree species such as Quercus ilex and Cupressus sempervirens belonging to the so-called quercus ilicis level are also represented. In the south of the Island a low-laying coastal level of phrygana vegetation can be found. Paxos has an area of 30 km 2 and a population of around 2,500 permanent residents. The average annual precipitation is similar to that of corfu, i.e., approximately 1,000 mm. However, on Paxos all the natural water ways dry out completely in summer; there are no natural springs or water reservoirs in the ground and water has always been scarce during the summer months. Old water-cisterns with small ca - nals carved in the sloping rocks for the collection of rain water can be found in some places on the island, indicating that special measures had to be taken to collect and preserve fresh water. Paxos, Antipaxos, Lefkada, cephalo - nia and Zakynthos belong to the Preapulian or Paxos sedimentary zone, a zone that corresponds to the most external domain of the Hellenic fold-and-thrust belt (karakitsios et al. 2010), while corfu belongs to the Ionian sedimentary zone. The Paxos coastline is much eroded and boasts more sea caves per kilometer than any other coast line in the world (FRIEND 2002). The Preapulian zone has traditionally been considered a relatively uniform sedimentary zone consisting of limestone, dolomites, marlstone and evaporite, and the absence of flysch, but recent studies have revealed a more complex scenario (karakitsios et al. 2010). The topography of Paxos also differs from corfu in the absence of high mountains and
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