Helminth parasites of fishes from the Arabian Gulf 9. some hemiurids (Digenea) from fishes of Qatari waters
Four Hemiurids collected from some marine fishes caught off Qatari waters int he Arabian Gulf are described and compared with related species previously reported from the Arabian Gulf and the Indian Ocean. These include Erilepturus hamati from Caranx bajad, Lutjanus resselli and Pseudorhombus arsius; Ectenurus trachuri from Plectorhynchus sordidus; Lecithocladium angustiovum from Chanos chanos and Lecithochirium macrorchis from Alectis indica. Both Erilepturus hamati and Ectenurus trachuri are recorded for the first time from Arabian Gulf fishes. Plectorhynchus sordidus and Alectis indica are new host records for Ectenurus trachuri and Lecithochirium macrorchis respectively.
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