Sprostoniella teria sp. Nov. (Monogenea: Capsalidae Baird, 1853: Trochopodinae) parasite of Platax teira, from Iraqi marine water, Arab Gulf.
Majid Abdul Aziz Bannai
Essa T. Muhammad
Aquaculture and marine fisheries, marine science center, University of Basra, Iraq
International Journal of Marine Science, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 51 doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0051
Received: 06 Aug., 2014 Accepted: 22 Aug., 2014 Published: 27 Aug., 2014
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Bannai and Muhammad, 2014, Sprostoniella teria sp. Nov. (Monogenea: Capsalidae Baird, 1853: Trochopodinae) parasite of Platax teira, from Iraqi marine water, Arab Gulf., International Journal of Marine Science, Vol.4, No.51 1-3 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0051)
One parasite was detected as Sprostoniella teria from gill filaments of Platax teira were collected from Arabian Gulf . Results give an indication that the parasites are consider as new species in Iraqi marine and Platax teira fishes as anew host in worlds and new geographical distribution.
Monogenea; Sprostoniella teria; Capsalidae Trochopodinae Platax teira; Arabian Gulf, Iraq.
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