The First Record of Philometra lateolabracis Yamaguti, 1935 (Nematoda: Spirurida; Philometridae) from teleost fishes of the Arabian Gulf
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Philometra lateolabracis Yamaguti, 1935 was collected from the ovaries of Liza macrolepis (Mugilidae), Epinephelus tauvina (Serranidae), E. areolatus (Serranidae), Trichiurus haumela (Trichiuridae), Psettodes erumei (Psettodidae), Saurida tumbil (Synodontidae), Lutjanus johni (Lutjanidae) and Scomberomorus commersoni (Scomberidae). Fishes were caught mainly from coasts of the United Arab Emirates on the Arabian Gulf. The maximum prevalence was found among Scomberomorus commersoni (20 %). All hosts, except E. areolatus, represent new host records.