Morphology of Lernanthropinus trachuri ()(Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida, Lernanthropidae) from Bandirma Bay(Turkey)

Ahmet Öktener 1
  • 1 Sheep Research Institute, Department of Fisheries, , TR-10200, Balikesir, Turkey

Abstract

The parasitic copepod, Lernanthropinus trachuri () (Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida, Lernanthropidae)was found on the Mediterranean horse mackerel, Trachurus mediterraneus in Bandırma Bay, Turkey. The aim of this study is to present female Lernanthropinus trachuri with morphological characters with photos from Turkey. The details unseen in photos were supported with drawings. All parasites were firmly attached to the gill filaments of the host. This parasite is also specific for the genus Trachurus (). Therefore, this parasite may use as biomonitor or tag species for fish stock studies in Turkey.

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