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A checklist of parasitic helminths reported from sixty-five species of marine fish from Turkey including two new records of monogeneans
Oktener, A. (2005). A checklist of parasitic helminths reported from sixty-five species of marine fish from Turkey including two new records of monogeneans. Zootaxa 1063: 33-52
In: Zootaxa. Magnolia Press: Auckland. ISSN 1175-5326, more
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  • Oktener, A.

Abstract
    This study provides a checklist of 114 parasitic helminths (87 Platyhelminthes; 16 Nemathelminthes; 9 Acanthocephala; 2 Annelida) reported from 65 marine fish collected from Turkey since 1931, including locations where fish were collected. Two species of microcotylids (Monogenea): Pyragraphorus pyragraphorus (Mac Callum and Mac Callum, 1913) on garrick,Trachynotus ovatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Carangidae), from the Mediterranean Sea and Axine belones Abildgaard, 1794 on garfish, Belone belone (Linnaeus,1761) (Belonidae), from the Sea of Marmara are reported for the first time in Turkish coastal waters.

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