Synopsis of the Parasites in Iranian Freshwater Fishes



  Two hundred forty seven species of parasites from Iranian
freshwater fishes are presented in this synopsis. The parasites were recorded
from infestations in fish from different parts of the country and summarized according
to host species, organs were the parasite infestations occurred, province,
faunal region and reference numbers. The following aspects of parasite infestations
were also discussed: records of the most predominant parasites, the richest regions
of parasite fauna, records of parasites according to province and the most severely
infected fish species and finally host specificity in terms of exotic or endemic