Sprostoniella teria Sp. Nov. (Monogenea: Capsalidae Baird, 1853:
Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal

Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
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Special Issue Article - (2015) Volume 0, Issue 0

Sprostoniella teria Sp. Nov. (Monogenea: Capsalidae Baird, 1853: Trochopodinae) Parasite of Platax teira, from Iraqi Marine Water, Arab Gulf


During the investigation of five species of Platax teira where collecting from Arabian Gulf. One parasite was detected Sprostoniella sp. Capsalidae Baird, 1853 from gill filaments. Results give an indication that the parasite are consider as new species in Iraqi marine and Platax teira fishes as anew host in words and new geographical distribution.

Keywords: Monogenea; Sprostoniella teria; Monogenea; Capsalidae Baird; Trochopodinae; Platax teira

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