Nerocila bivittata (Cymothidae, Isopoda) infestation on Syngnathid Fishes in the Eastern Black Sea


Kayis S. , ER A.

BULLETIN OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF FISH PATHOLOGISTS, vol.32, no.4, pp.135-139, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : BULLETIN OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF FISH PATHOLOGISTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.135-139

Abstract

Fifty seahorses and 50 pipefish were sampled from 2010 to 2011, and examined for the presence of parasites. Unusual isopod infestations (Nerocila bivittata) were observed on pouch of Hippocampus guttulatus from 60 meters sea depth and on the skin of Sygnatus sp. from 10 meters depth.