Vol. 12,No. 3, July 2013
Parasites and bacteria isolated from ctenophore invaders, Mnemiopsis leidyi and Beroe ovata
Description: Department of Aquatic Health and Diseases,Caspian Sea Ecological Research Institute, Sari, Iran 2-Department of Aquatic Animal Health. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran 3-Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran * Corresponding author’s email: poulin_shohreh@ut.ac.ir
Mnemiopsis leidyi (Comb Jelly) is an exotic species which has not been reported from the Caspian Sea till 1999, but it was observed and reported from the southern coasts of Caspian Sea in 1999 (Esmaili Sari, 1999). Invasion of the Mnemiopsis leidyi to the Caspian Sea pelagic ecosystem has been one of the main difficulties in the past decade (Parafkandeh Haghighi and Kaymaram, 2011).

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Author: Saeedi, A.A.1; Pourgholam,R.1; Shohreh, P.2*; Mehdizadeh Mood, S.3; Moghimi, M.2; Nasrollahzadeh, H.
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