Three ectoparasite species on swordfish from aegean coasts of Turkey
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In the present study, Xiphias gladius caught with harpoon in the Aegean Sea was examined for parasites between July and August, 2007. The study presents the first records of Tristoma coccineum, Tristoma integrum, adhering to internal surface of gills on swordfish from the Aegean Sea of Turkey. Additionally, Pennella instructa was also first recorded on the eye of sword fish.