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Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Year: 2005 | Volume: 4 | Issue: 12 | Page No.: 959-961
Philometra ovata (Zeder, 1803) (Philometridae) in European Chub (Leuciscus cephalus L., 1758) Living in ?amkoru Lake (?amlidere-Ankara)
Deniz Innal and Nevin Keskin
 
Abstract: In this study, concentrating upon the population of Philometra ovata (Zeder,1803) observed in chub (Leuciscus cephalus L., 1758) living in ?amkoru Lake (?aml?dere –Ankara), it was found that the number of individuals infected by P. ovata was 17 and totally 39 P. ovata were observed. It constitutes 4. 62 % of the population of L. cephalus. P. ovata infection in L. cephalus population was found just in III and IV age classes. While the infection was observed generally in male individuals, P. ovata was not encountered in other periods except May-June-July. In July, the infection of P. ovata was observed as 20%. It was found that fork length of L. cephalus, in which infection was observed, was between 15, 3 and 21 cm, as for the average length of P. ovata it was 55. 9 mm.
 
How to cite this article:
Deniz Innal and Nevin Keskin , 2005. Philometra ovata (Zeder, 1803) (Philometridae) in European Chub (Leuciscus cephalus L., 1758) Living in ?amkoru Lake (?amlidere-Ankara). Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 4: 959-961.
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