International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | Pakistan | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Bicotylophora blochii n. sp (Monogenea: Discocotylidae) from the Gills of Trachinotus blochii of Karachi Coast, Pakistan

Rana Hadi | Fatima Mujib Bilqees


Abstract: A new monogenea Bicotylophora blochii is described here from the gills of the fish Trachinotus blochii of Karachi coast. The species is characterized by having elongated flattened body, two oval shape sucker, pharynx rounded, esophagus tube like, large postvarian testes. Ovary elongated. Genital atrium rounded, vagina cup shaped. Haptor in two narrow lobes.61- 65 clamps in each lobes.


Keywords: Monogenea, Bicotylophora blochii n sp, fish, gills, Karachi coast


Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014,


Pages: 2064 - 2066



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