The First Record of Three Monogenean Species of Gyrodactylus in Iraq from Gills of Some Fishes in Tigris River, Al-Shawwaka Region, Baghdad Province

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Abid Ali J. J. Al-Saadi
Rabab A. Rasheed

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    Three monogenean species of the genus Gyrodactylus viz. G. cotti Roman, 1956 on gills of Planiliza abu, G. mikailovi Ergens & Ibragimov, 1976 on gills of Chondrostoma regium and G. prostae Ergens, 1963 on gills of Alburnus caeruleus were recorded from Tigris river at Al-Shawwaka region, Baghdad. The description and measurements of these parasites as well as their illustrations where given. All these parasites are recorded here for the first time in Iraq.  
 

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Al-Saadi, A. A. J. J., & Rasheed, R. A. (2017). The First Record of Three Monogenean Species of Gyrodactylus in Iraq from Gills of Some Fishes in Tigris River, Al-Shawwaka Region, Baghdad Province. Ibn AL- Haitham Journal For Pure and Applied Sciences, 30(1), 306–314. Retrieved from https://jih.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/j/article/view/1079
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