Metazoan parasites on the gills of the skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis (Osteichthyes: Scombridae) from the Alboran Sea (western Mediterranean Sea).

@article{Mele2012MetazoanPO,
  title={Metazoan parasites on the gills of the skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis (Osteichthyes: Scombridae) from the Alboran Sea (western Mediterranean Sea).},
  author={Salvatore Mele and David Mac{\'i}as and Mar{\'i}a J G{\'o}mez-Vives and Giovanni Garippa and Francisco Alemany and Paolo Merella},
  journal={Diseases of aquatic organisms},
  year={2012},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={219-25}
}
The gills of 31 skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis (L.) caught in the Alboran Sea (western Mediterranean Sea) were examined for metazoan parasites, and the gills of 4 specimens from the Balearic Sea (also western Mediterranean Sea) were analysed for comparative purposes. Nine -species of parasites were found, including 8 didymozoid trematodes (Atalostrophion cf. bio-varium, Didymocylindrus filiformis, Didymocylindrus simplex, Didymocystis reniformis, Didymoproblema fusiforme, Didymozoon… CONTINUE READING
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