01Jan 2017

Heteraxinoides karachiensis n.sp (Monogenea axinoidea) from the fish Scomberomorus gattatus of Karachi coast, Pakistan

Abstract


A new monogenea Heteraxinoides karachiensis is described here from the gills of fish Scomberomorus gattatus from Karachi coast. The new monogenean species characterized by elongated body, pharynx pyriform. Mouth aperture ventro subterminal. Testes 35 in number. Genital atrium covered inside with spines. Ovary tube like. Vagina absent. Haptor symmetrical. 3-6 clamps on shortest side, 27-29 at the base of longer side.


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[Rana Hadi, and Fatima Mujib Bilqees (2014); Heteraxinoides karachiensis n.sp (Monogenea axinoidea) from the fish Scomberomorus gattatus of Karachi coast, Pakistan Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (6). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


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