African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5165

Full Length Research Paper

Some parasitic copepods of selected Teleost and Chondrichthyan fishes from the Tunisian gulfs

Feriel Youssef
  • Feriel Youssef
  • Research Unit: Biologie Intégrative et Ecologie Evolutive et Fonctionnelle des milieux aquatiques, College of Sciences Tunis, Al Manar University, Tunis. Tunisia.
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Bouchra Benmansour
  • Bouchra Benmansour
  • Research Unit: Biologie Intégrative et Ecologie Evolutive et Fonctionnelle des milieux aquatiques, College of Sciences Tunis, Al Manar University, Tunis. Tunisia.
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Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine
  • Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine
  • Research Unit: Biologie Intégrative et Ecologie Evolutive et Fonctionnelle des milieux aquatiques, College of Sciences Tunis, Al Manar University, Tunis. Tunisia.
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Sabiha Zouari Tlig
  • Sabiha Zouari Tlig
  • Research Unit: Biologie Intégrative et Ecologie Evolutive et Fonctionnelle des milieux aquatiques, College of Sciences Tunis, Al Manar University, Tunis. Tunisia.
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  •  Received: 20 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 27 July 2016
  •  Published: 21 September 2016

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