Supported by TÜBİTAK and managed by Assoc. Dr. In the research conducted by Gökmen Zafer Pekmezci, Prof. Dr. Savaş Yılmaz, Prof. Dr. Nazmi Polat, Assoc. Dr. Banu Yardimci and Assoc. Dr. Cenk Soner Bölükbaş took part.
As a result of the research, 5 new parasite species were discovered in the siraz fish from the carp family.
Assoc. Dr. Pekmezci told reporters that the discovery of new parasite species contributed to OMÜ’s recognition in the world.
Pekmezci emphasized that 5 new parasite species were discovered with the TÜBİTAK project concluded in the scientific name “Capoeta tinca” in fresh water resources in Samsun, “The records of the parasite species discovered are in Diseases of Aquatic Organism, a prestigious research journal in the field of veterinary medicine and aquaculture. It was shared with the scientific world with the article published in December 2020. ” said.
Pekmezci stated that a new parasite species has also been discovered in the Karaburun fish specific to the Black Sea Region and said, “We will also share our discovery from the myxozoa group in the fish species ‘Chondrostoma Angorense’, which is endemic to the Black Sea Region, with the scientific world. We will continue to provide to be among research universities in Turkey. ” used the expression.
Prof. Dr. Polat said that one of the parasite species discovered was named ‘Samsunensis’ to honor the name of Samsun, where the first spark of the War of Independence was fired, and that it was recorded in the scientific world as ‘Myxobolus Samsunensis’.
Polat stated that other parasite species that were discovered were named by displaying the example of ahde fidelity, Polat said: