Metazoan parasites in the head region of the bullet tuna Auxis rochei (Osteichthyes: Scombridae) from the western Mediterranean Sea.

@article{Mele2015MetazoanPI,
  title={Metazoan parasites in the head region of the bullet tuna Auxis rochei (Osteichthyes: Scombridae) from the western Mediterranean Sea.},
  author={Salvatore Mele and Saeedpour Saber and Mar{\'i}a J G{\'o}mez-Vives and Giovanni Garippa and Francisco Alemany and David Mac{\'i}as and Paolo Merella},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={2015},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={734-9}
}
The head region of 72 bullet tuna Auxis rochei from the western Mediterranean Sea (south-east Spain and the Strait of Gibraltar) was examined for parasites. Seven metazoan species were found in the fish from south-east Spain: three monogeneans, two trematodes and two copepods, whereas only three species were isolated in the fish from the Strait of Gibraltar… CONTINUE READING