Heteropneustes fossilis fish (Bloch, 1794) as a New Host for the Parasite Centrocestus formosanus Phase Excysts Metacercaria for the First Time in Iraq

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Bashar Abdul-Hussain Al-Sa'adi

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Ten fishes of Heteropneustes fossilis had been collect through out the period from the beginning of June tell the end of August of the year 2018C from the fishermen that fishing from Al-mashrooa river one Km from the  connecting point with Euphrates River at Al-Musaib region, its weight between 17-58gm and 13.5-21.2 cm length respectively and after dissection and examine it have been isolate the parasite  Centrocestus formosanus phase Excysts metacercaria from the gill and it’s isolation for the first time from this fish then it regarded as new hosts in Iraq.   

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B. A.-H. Al-Sa’adi, “Heteropneustes fossilis fish (Bloch, 1794) as a New Host for the Parasite Centrocestus formosanus Phase Excysts Metacercaria for the First Time in Iraq ”, JUBPAS, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 187-191, Dec. 2019.
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