Lecanicephalidea Cestode Larvae Parasite in Scomberoides cammmersoniaus Fish, Arabian Gulf
Majid A.A. Bannai
Salim A.A. Al-Daraji
Essa T. Muhammad
Aquaculture and marine fisheries, marine science center, Basrah University, Iraq
International Journal of Marine Science, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 68 doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0068
Received: 06 Aug., 2014 Accepted: 16 Sep., 2014 Published: 20 Nov., 2014
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Majid et al., 2014, Lecanicephalidea Cestode Larvae Parasite in Scomberoides cammmersoniaus Fish, Arabian Gulf, International Journal of Marine Science, Vol.4, No.68 1-3 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0068)
Present investigation on infection of family Lecanicephalidea cestode infestation of marine fishes of Khor –Abdulla North west Arabian Gulf through February-July 2013, revealed the presence of two species of Lecanicephalidea larvae from Scomberoides cammmersoniaus. The two species are represented as a new locality recorded parasite in Arabian Gulf fishes. Fish were identified according to (Kuronuma and Abe, 1986). The parasites were identified according to Joanna J. Cielohai & Kirsten, 2013; Yamaguti (1959); Palm (2000); William and Williams, (1996) and Germany museum by Dr Harry Palm. And drawing was prepared by Camera Lucida.
Cestode parasite; Khorâ€“Abdulla North West Arabian Gulf; Scomberoides cammmersoniaus
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