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Report on the Monogenean Cyclocotyla bellones and Three Cymothoids Parasitizing Two Fish Species from the Aegean Sea Coasts of Turkey
1 Gazi University, Education School, Department of Education of Biology, Beşevler, Ankara  
2 Atatürk University, Science-Literature Faculty, Department of Biology, Erzurum; Cihannüma Mahallesi Hüsnü Savman Sok No:22/5 Beşiktaş, İstanbul, Turkey  
3 Université de Montpellier, Génome, Populations, Interactions, Adaptation, Equipe Adaptation Ecophysiologique et Ontogenèse, Place E. Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 05, France  
4 Dumlupınar University, Science-Literature Faculty, Department of Biology, Kütahya, Türkiye  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2007; 31: 237-238

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Key Words: Cyclocotyla, Ceratothoa, Emetha, Turkey

In this paper, three separate instances of an association between an ectoparasite, Cyclocotyla bellones (Otto, 1821) (Monogenea: Diclidophoridae) and ectoparasitic isopods have been reported for the first time from the Aegean Sea coasts of Turkey. The isopods were all of the family Cymothoidae: Ceratothoa oestroides, C. parallela, Emetha audouini. 

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