Pennella filosa (L., 1758) (Copepoda: Pennellidae) on  Greater Amberjack Seriola dumerili (Risso, 1810) from Turkey

 

Sezginer Tuncer1,*, Ekrem Şanver Çelik1, Ahmet Öktener2

 

1Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Fisheries Faculty, Department of Hydrobiology, 17100, Çanakkale, Turkey.

2İstanbul Provincial Directorate of Agriculture, Directorate of Control, Kennedy Street,  Kumkapı, 34130 İstanbul, Turkey.

*Corresponding Author: Tel: +90.286 2180018-1569; Fax: 0 286 218 0543

e-mail: stuncer@comu.edu.tr

 

Abstract: A parasitic copepod, Pennella filosa  (Copepoda: Pennellidae) was reported on base of fins and body surface, operculum of the wild greater amberjack Seriola dumerili from the Kepez coastline (Çanakkale Strait, Turkey) in 30 January, 2010. This is first record of Pennella filosa in the Turkish Seas.

 

Key words: Turkey, new locality, North Aegean Sea, Pennella, Seriola

 

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