Five Ectoparasites from Turkish Fish
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Original Investigation
P: 154-157
June 2007

Five Ectoparasites from Turkish Fish

Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2007;31(2):154-157
1. Tarım İl Müdürlüğü, Koruma ve Kontrol Şube Müdürlüğü, Bağdat Caddesi, Erenköy İstanbul, Turkey
2. Université Montpellier Equipe Adaptation Ecophysiologique et Ontogenèse, UMR 5171 (UM2-IFREMER-CNRS) “Génome, Populations, Ineractions, Adaptation”, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
3. University of Ionnina, Biological Applications and Technology Department, Ioannina, Greece
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Received Date: 25.01.2007
Accepted Date: 27.02.2007
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ABSTRACT

Five ectoparasites were collected during the period of 2002-2005 from fish of Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea and inland waters of Turkey: Four crustaceans [Ergasilus mosulensis and Pennella instructa (Copepoda), Ceratothoa steindachneri (Isopoda) and Argulus foliaceus (Branchiura)] and one Annelida (Piscicola geometra) were found. The species, E. mosulensis, P. instructa and C. steindachneri have been reported for first time in Turkish waters, and A. foliaceus and P. geometra for the time from the Çavuşçu Lake.

Keywords: Ergasilus, Pennella, Ceratothoa, Argulus, Piscicola

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