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Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
Year: 2010 | Volume: 9 | Issue: 11 | Page No.: 1597-1602
DOI: 10.3923/javaa.2010.1597.1602  
Parasitological Investigation on Commercially Important Fish and Crustacean Species Collected from the TIGEM (Dortyol Turkey) Ponds
Yasemin Bircan Yildirim , Alaeddin Zeren , Ercumet Genc , Cavit Erol and Egemen Konas
 
Abstract: This study has been conducted in Dortyol TIGEM (General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises) ponds where Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Fisheries, Dortyol-Yeniyurt,Turkey, Fishery Products Research and Application Unit is established. In this field which has a potential for fishery product farming, no pervious study has been detected on parasite existence. In order to determine the existence of parasite organisms in the fishery products living in TIGEM ponds in Dortyol district where local fishing activities are being conducted within the borders of Hatay province and it is expected to project and implement advanced level of farming activities in the near future, 550 fish and 32 arthropod samples (167 gray mullets (Mugil cephalus Linnaeus, 1758), 188 tilapias (Tilapia zilli Gervais, 1848), 70 sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax Linnaeus, 1758), 125 marmid (Acanthabrama marmid Heckel, 1843), 32 blue crab (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, 1896)) have been taken and examined during the year between April 16th, 2007 and March 17th, 2008. In this study, from Dortyol TIGEM ponds, Diplozoon paradoxum (Nordman, 1832) and Tetraonchus sp. (Diesing, 1858) have been detected in Tilapia zilli (Gervais, 1848) and Diplozoon paradoxum (Nordman, 1832) and Tetraonchus sp. (Diesing, 1858), which is a Monogenean parasite has been detected in Acanthobrama marmid (Heckel, 1843) as a new host and is being reported for the first time.
 
How to cite this article:
Yasemin Bircan Yildirim, Alaeddin Zeren, Ercumet Genc, Cavit Erol and Egemen Konas, 2010. Parasitological Investigation on Commercially Important Fish and Crustacean Species Collected from the TIGEM (Dortyol Turkey) Ponds. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 9: 1597-1602.
DOI: 10.3923/javaa.2010.1597.1602
URL: http://medwelljournals.com/abstract/?doi=javaa.2010.1597.1602