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Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science
  Year: 2015 | Volume: 10 | Issue: 6 | Page No.: 575-580
DOI: 10.3923/jfas.2015.575.580
 
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First Record of Piscicola geometra (Annelida, Hirudinea) on some Species of Cyprinidae from Euphrates-Tigris Basin in Turkey

M. Koyun, Y. Tepe and A. Mart

Abstract:
The present study was conducted to identify the parasitic infections of Piscicola geometra, on three different species of Cyprinidae in two reservoirs of the Euphrates-Tigris basin, Turkey. The investigation was carried out from May to November, 2013 for Dumlu creek and from September, 2014 to April, 2015 for Goynük stream. Fourteen parasites were recorded on seven of the 94 examined fish specimens. This study is to be the first record of P. geometra parasitizing on Capoeta capoeta, Alburnus mossulensis and Cyprinion macrostomum for freshwater fish parasite fauna.
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How to cite this article:

M. Koyun, Y. Tepe and A. Mart, 2015. First Record of Piscicola geometra (Annelida, Hirudinea) on some Species of Cyprinidae from Euphrates-Tigris Basin in Turkey. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 10: 575-580.

DOI: 10.3923/jfas.2015.575.580

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jfas.2015.575.580

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