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During a survey of freshwater fishes from Turkey two species of Acanthocephala, one of them new, were found. Pomphorhynchus tereticollis (Pomphorhynchidae) is reported at 24% prevalence in 37 Cobitis bilseli (Cobitidae) from Lake Beysehir, Konya, for the first time. The eoacanthoacaphalan Triaspiron aphanii gen. n. et sp. n. (Quadrigyridae), at a prevalence(More)
Economically important sparid fish species, gilthead (Sparus aurata) and white seabream (Diplodus sargus) (Sparidae) are frequently parasitised by diplectanid monogeneans, known to induce severe losses in farming conditions. We have analysed population dynamic of two diplectanid species, Lamellodiscus echeneis and Lamellodiscus ignoratus (Monogenea:(More)
0009-3130/11/4606-0946 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 1) Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Dumlupinar University, 43100, Kutahya, Turkey; 2) The Mediterranean Fisheries Research, Production and Education Institute, Kepez, Antalya, Turkey; 3) Altintas Vocational School, Dumlupinar University, 43800 Altintas, Kutahya, Turkey,(More)
Branchial epithelium of Pseudophoxinus antalyae was lined by both a thick stratified epithelium lining gill arches, gill rakers and primary filaments and a thin epithelium lining the lamellae. Mucous, chloride and rodlet cells, interspersed between pavement cells, were present in the branchial epithelium. With histochemical procedures for the(More)
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