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Title: Macroparasites in intertidal gastropods on Qeshm Island, Northern Persian Gulf, Iran
Authors: Karimi, Elham
Pazooki, Jamileh
Shokri, Mohammad Reza
Keywords: Gastropod;parasite;Intertidal;Rocky shore;Persian Gulf;Iran
Issue Date: Dec-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Present strudy consists a quantitative inventory of macroparasites in some intertidal gastropods from a rocky shore on Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf, Iran. It is examined 456 individual gastropods comprising 11 species, Among the above Thais savignyi and Cronia cf konkanensis were infected by parasites. Thais savignyi was infected by trematodes (12.72%), nematodes (0.21%), nematomorphs (0.21%) and copepods (0.43%). Cronia cf konkanensis was infected by trematodes solely (1.75%). Prevalence of infection in Thais savignyi and Cronia cf konkonensis was 13.56% and 1.75 %, respectively.
Page(s): 779-782
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.40(6) [December 2011]

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