Cymothoid (Crustacea, Isopoda) Records on Marine Fishes (Teleostei and Chondrichthyes) from Turkey

Oktener A., Trilles J. P. , Alas A., Solak K.

BULLETIN OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF FISH PATHOLOGISTS, vol.29, no.2, pp.51-57, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Nine teleostean and one chondrichthyan species are identified as new hosts for six cymothoid isopods, Nerocila bivittala (Risso, 1816), Ceratothoa steindochneri Koelbel, 1878, Ceratothoa oestroides (Risso, 1826), Livoneca sinuata Koelbel, 1878, Anilocra physodes L., 1758 and Mothocya laurica (Czerniavsky, 1868). Six of these hosts are reported for the first time. They are: dactylopterus, Argentina sphyraena, Belone belona, Chromis chromis, Conger conger, Trisopterus minutus. Others are new hosts in Turkey.