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Revision of parasitic Helminths reported in freshwater fish from Turkey with new records
Oktener, A. (2014). Revision of parasitic Helminths reported in freshwater fish from Turkey with new records. Transylv. Rev. Syst. Ecol. Res. 16(1): 1-56. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1515/trser-2015-0001
In: Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research. Universitatea Lucian Blaga: Sibiu. ISSN 1841-7051; e-ISSN 2344-3219, more
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  • Oktener, A.

Abstract
    This new checklist is an update of helminths of freshwater fish from Turkey. The last publication of a checklist of helminth parasites of freshwater fish in Turkey was over 11 years ago (Öktener, 2003), and there have been a number of new records. This update includes additional records and allows for the correction of errors and omissions that were present in the preceding version. The revision literature indicated the occurrence of 123 parasite species which included 60 monogeneans, 20 digeneans, 20 cestodes, 11 nematodes, seven acanthocephalans, five annelids from 71 different wild fish (64 native, four transitional, three introduced fish) species from freshwater in Turkey. Parasites not identified to species level are listed separately, and not included in the resulting comments, because of reporting different host species. Cyprinidae, with 50 species, is the dominant family among the examined fish with regard to species diversity.

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