First record of Caligus diaphanous Nordmann, 1832 from Turkish marine habitats

  • Ahmet ÖKTENER Deparment of Fisheries, Sheep Research Institute
  • Ali ALAS Department of Biology, A. K. Education Faculty, Necmettin Erbakan University
  • Dilek TÜRKER-ÇAKIR Department of Biology, Science Faculty, Balikesir University


Caligus diaphanus Nordmann,1832 (Copepoda; Caligidae) was reported for the first time fromthe gill chambers and inner faces of opercula of Chelidonichthys lucerna (Triglidae) from Aegean Sea Coasts in Turkey.Some morphological characters of this parasitic copepod are given using photograph and drawings.


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How to Cite
ÖKTENER, Ahmet; ALAS, Ali; TÜRKER-ÇAKIR, Dilek. First record of Caligus diaphanous Nordmann, 1832 from Turkish marine habitats. Boletim do Instituto de Pesca, [S.l.], v. 42, n. 1, p. 203-208, mar. 2016. ISSN 1678-2305. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 13 aug. 2022. doi:
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