Dactylogyrus Scrjabinensis (Monogenea: Dactylogyride): First Occurrence on The Gills of Capoeta Trutta From Iraq

  • Younis S. Abdullah Sulaimani Polytechnique University
  • Shamall Mohammad Amin A. Abdullah University of Salahaddin
Keywords: Dactylogyrus scrjabinensis, Capoeta trutta, Sirwan river, Iraq


The momogenean Dactylogyrus scrjabinensis Osmanov, 1958 was identified on the gills of the cyprinid fish Capoeta trutta (Heckel, 1843) from Sirwan river, southeast of Sulaimani governorate, Kurdistan region, during the period from April to August 2014, in the present study for the first time in Iraq. The full details of description and measurements of this parasite are given. The prevalence and intensity of infection were 3.94% and 3.66 respectively.

Author Biographies

Younis S. Abdullah, Sulaimani Polytechnique University

Department of Pathological Analysis, Sulaimani Polytechnique University, Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region - Iraq.

Shamall Mohammad Amin A. Abdullah, University of Salahaddin

College of Agricultural, University of Salahaddin, Erbil, Kurdistan Region - Iraq.


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How to Cite
Abdullah, Y., & Abdullah, S. (2014). Dactylogyrus Scrjabinensis (Monogenea: Dactylogyride): First Occurrence on The Gills of Capoeta Trutta From Iraq. Science Journal of University of Zakho, 2(2), 299-303. Retrieved from https://sjuoz.uoz.edu.krd/index.php/sjuoz/article/view/230
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