Mustafa Koyun

Mustafa Koyun
Bilecik Seyh Edebali University Science and Literature Faculty · Molecular Biology and Genetics

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Introduction
Mustafa Koyun currently works at the Biology Department, Science and Literature Faculty. Mustafa does research in Parasitology, Systematics (Taxonomy) and Zoology. Their current project is 'freshwater fish parasites'.
Education
September 2009
Bingol
Field of study
  • Fish parasite, Fish Ekology

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Publications (52)
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Leeches are important and reliable indicators of water quality and biodiversity in the ecosystem, so the presence of specific leech species is often closely related to basic water conditions and the presence of certain animals. This study was carried out in 2017 and 2018 in order to determine the Hirudinea fauna of some wetlands in Bingöl province....
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Some Cyprinid fish species: Cyprinion macrostomum (Heckel, 1843), Capoeta umbla (Heckel, 1843), Chondrostoma regium (Heckel, 1843), and Squalius cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758) living naturally in the Murat River, were investigated for Protozoan and Crustacean parasite fauna and their distribution. Fish samples were collected from different stations betw...
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This study was carried out to determine the growth and reproductive characteristics of Garra rufa Heckel, 1843 infested with Paradiplozoon bingolensis Civanova et al., 2013 in Göynük Stream, Bingol. A total of 267 G. rufa specimens were caught by a casting net between March 2015 and February 2016. The total length of G. rufa ranged from 8.5-19.1 cm...
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Abstract: This study was carried out to draw attention and create awareness on hunting materials prohibited to use and very dangerous for water ecology which is called Tırıvırı (Turkish name) and defined as a killer tor or Parachute Fishing Net (PFN). It was carried out in a part of Göynük Stream (Bingöl) creek bed at various times during the years...
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Diplostomum sp. infestation was studied between July 2017-June 2019 for two years and monthly periods in Cyprinion macrostomum, Chondrostoma regium, Capoeta umbla and Leuciscus cephalus fish species living naturally in Murat River. Throughout the study, a total of 365 fish were examined, of which 152 (41.6%) were infected with Diplostomum sp (Mean...
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The study was conducted for assessing the effect of storage temperature and sun light exposure on four bottled water (A, B, C, D company) marketed in Kirkuk city, north Iraq during February 2017 to May 2017. Physicochemical tests were including (EC, TDS, pH, turbidity, alkalinity, total hardness, Ca+2, Mg+2, Na+ and K+). The pH values (7.40-7.89) s...
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The study was conducted in Sami Abdurrah-man Park and Shanadar Park, Erbil, (North Iraq); four stations were selected in Sami Abdurrahman Park and four stations in Shanadar Park. Water samples were collected in polyethylene bottles and algal samples were collected in sterile vial of 50 ml. The study was focused on the epipelon and phyto-plankton co...
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Here, the metazoan parasites of Capoeta trutta (Heckel, 1843) and Acanthobrama marmid Heckel, 1843 fishes in the Göynük stream were sampled between July 2011 and June 2012. During the study, 37 C. trutta and 44 A. marmid were examined. Eight different parasite species were found in C. trutta: Dactylogyrus crivellius, Dactylogyrus lenkorani, Dactylo...
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This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of adding the microalgae Chlorella pyrenoidosa with different levels to fish diets in Fish Laboratory of Animal Sciences Department in College of Agricultural Sciences, University of Sulaimaniya, Iraq, for 105 days. The fish initial weight was 35.7±3.4 g. The fish were acclimated to laboratory condi...
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The study was conducted for assessing the effect of storage temperature and sun light exposure on four bottled water (A, B, C, D company) marketed in Kirkuk city, north Iraq during February 2017 to May 2017. Physicochemical tests were including (EC, TDS, pH, turbidity, alkalinity, total hardness, Ca+2, Mg+2, Na+ and K+ ). The pH values (7.40-7.89)...
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Bu çalışma, Murat Nehri’ni besleyen en önemli kollardan biri olan Göynük Çayı’nda, Mayıs 2013 ve Aralık 2015 tarihleri arasında gerçekleştirilmiştir. Göynük Çayı’na bağlanan dere kolları da dikkate alınarak, örnekler Garip Köyü, Ilıcalar deresi, Derinçay, Taşlıçay ve Kale olmak üzere beş istasyondan yakalanmıştır. Çalışma boyunca toplam 21 taksonda...
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This study was conducted to determine the frequency of metazoan parasitic infections of Mosul bleak (Alburnus mossulensis) in Murat River in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. A total of 182 host fish were investigated, from January 2015 to March 2016. There were 972 metazoan parasites recorded in collected samples. Six species of Monogenea (Dactylogyrus ho...
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This study was carried out with the aim of drawing attention and creating awareness on hunting materials prohibited to use and very dangerous for water ecology which is called Tırıvırı (Turkish name) and defined as a killer tor or parachute net. It was carried out in a part of Göynük Stream (Bingöl) creek bed at the various times during the years 2...
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Abstract Nucleobindin-2 (NUCB2) is a 396-amino-acid peptide related to food intake and body weight. It suppresses appetite by acting on the hypothalamus, andits derived peptide, nesfatin-1, was shown to reduce food intake and body weight in rodents. In this study, we examined NUCB2 peptide levels in correlation with body weight, length and gender...
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In the present study, Lernaean parasite (Lernaea cyprinacea) or called cyclopoid copepod parasite was reported on the examined fish species captured from the Karasu Creek (Van, Turkey), in July 2014. Cyclopoid parasites were isolated from the external surface of fins, operculum and body surface of Capoeta capoeta. A total of 82 parasites were found...
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Irisin, preptin and adropin are three newly discovered peptides that play critical roles in regulating energy homeostasis in various vertebrates.The purposes of this study were to measure the serum concentrations of preptin, adropin and irisin in the Alburnus tarichi and to investigate the relationship of these peptides to the weight, gender and le...
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This study presents data on the food composition of the Near Eastern Fire Salamander, Salamandra infraimmaculata, from Bingöl, eastern Turkey. A total of 139 prey items was determined in the food content of 28 individuals (14 juveniles, 7 males, and 7 females). Insecta (N%= 37.4), Gastropoda (27.3%), and Isopoda (25.9%) constitute together 91% of t...
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Here, the current and future distributions of Neurergus strauchii was predicted by using the maximum entropy ecological niche modeling. The most important factors which shaped the present distribution of the species are isothermality and precipitation of driest month. The species is particularly distributed on the Euphrates Valley and in the west a...
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This study was conducted to determine the seasonal prevalence, and intensity of Allocreadium isoporum, which was founded as an endoparasite in Oxynoemacheilus tigris. A total of 136 host fishes was captured seasonally from Murat River near province of Bingol, Turkey, between from December 2012 to November 2013. During the study totally 209 parasite...
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This study was conducted to investigate helminth parasites of Eurasian Marsh Frog (Pelophylax ridibundus) from Bingöl province, in 2012. A total of 42 specimen were collected from six localities from Bingöl (Eastern Anatolia, Turkey) Twelve helminthes species were found from the collected samples: Haematolechus breviansa, Diplodiscus subclavatus Op...
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This study presents data on age, growth and longevity of a population of Neurergus strauchii in Eastern Anatolia (Bingöl, Turkey) based on skeletochronological data. The phalangeal diaphyseal cross-sections of 54 individuals studied (12♂, 42♀) showed that females are on average older than males: the ages ranged from 6 to 14 years, with an average a...
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The present study was conducted to identify the parasitic infections of Piscicola geometra, on three different species of Cyprinidae in two reservoirs of the Euphrates-Tigris basin, Turkey. The investigation was carried out from May to November, 2013 for Dumlu creek and from September, 2014 to April, 2015 for Goynük stream. Fourteen parasites were...
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This study was conducted to determine the frequency of metazoan parasitic infections of Kura barbell (Barbus lacerta) in Murat River in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. A total of 110 host fish were collected, from March 2008 to February 2010. There were 1122 metazoan parasites recorded in collected samples. Four species of Monogenea (701 Dactylogyrus gok...
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As a result of our study, the new data on distribution of Stellagama stellio (Linnaeus, 1758) in Anatolia were obtained. The meristic pholidolial, metric (morphometric) characters and color-pattern features of specimens of S. stellio collected from five new localities in Turkey were given in detail and compared with regard to literature. Specimens...
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This study was conducted while working on the fish population in the Murat River in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey. During the field surveys, Lernaea cyprinacea L. 1758, an ectoparasitic copepod species was detected on the soft parts the dorsal and anal fins of Cyprinion macrostomus. It was concluded from a review of the literature that no data on the pa...
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In this study, triploidy was induced in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss W., 1792) from Salmonidae family and its early life stage of triploid and diploid fish were compared. Three experiment groups and one control diploid group was used in study. Induced triploidy was 80%, 80% and 90% in these three groups. Survival rates were found to be 51%, 5...
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In this study, we have recorded 46 species and one subspecies of aquatic Coleoptera (Helophoridae: Hydrophilidae) belonging to 14 genera (Helophorus, Paracymus, Anacaena, Berosus, Chaetarthria, Enochrus, Helochares, Hydrobius, Hydrochara, Laccobius, Cymbiodyta, Coelostoma, Cercyon and Cryptopleurum) based on the inventories conducted between 2011-2...
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Monogeneans belonging to the Diplozoidae are common parasites on the gills of cyprinid fish but host specificity of diplozoids differs and relates to the geographical origin of the host. The size and shape of sclerotized parts of attachment apparatus of adults (four pairs of clamps and a pair of small central hooks) are commonly used for the specie...
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The paper presents a description of Paradiplozoon bingolensis sp. n. from the gills of Garra rufa Heckel, 1843 (Cyprinidae) collected from the Göynük Stream, a tributary of the Murat River, Turkey. This is the first diplozoid species to be described from G. rufa. P. bingolensis is distinguished from the other valid species in the genus by the combi...
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This study was conducted to investigate helminth parasites of spotted newt (Neurergus strauchii) in Bingöl Province in 2010. Twenty-seven spotted newts were collected from a stream in the vicinity of Soğukpınar village located in the Genç district of Bingöl. Two species of helminthes were found from the collected samples. These are Cosmocerca commu...
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In this study, helminth parasites were examined in Capoeta umbla (Heckel, 1843, Family; Cyprinidae), collected from Spring 2010-2011 from the Murat river in Turkey, to determine the effects of seasonal changes, host size, ages and sex on the incidence of the parasitic helminth infection. A total of 128 C. umbla individuals were examined for parasit...
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This study was the first extensive survey of the parasites fauna of fishes from Murat River. During the two year period (2010-2011), 4 fish species were examined and 5 monogenean parasite species were recorded as follows: Dactylogyrus elegantis and Dactylogyrus vistulae in Chondrostoma regium; Dactylogyrus elegantis, Dactylogyrus vistulae and Dacty...
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In the present study, the genus Dogielius and Dogielius forceps Bychowsky, 1936 (Monogenea) was identified in branchial filaments of Capoeta umbla (Heckel, 1843) (Pisces: Cyprinidae) caught from Murat River for the first time in Turkish fish parasite fauna. The study carried out monthly between March 2010 - February 2011, and a total number of 80 f...
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This study investigated the presence of lernaeopodid and parasitic annelids on Capoeta umbla from Murat River. The host fish was found to be infested with the ectoparasite Tracheliastes polycolpus (Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae) and Piscicola geometra (Hirudinida: Pontobdellinae). Parasites were isolated from the fins of C. umbla that the most common fi...
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Parasites belonging to Argulus genus, known as fish louse (Argulus foliaceus L.) significantly affect in negative way both in natural and farming environment. In this study, the pathogenic effect of fish louse temperature on fish depending on water was investigated. In this research to estimate the effects of several factors such as water temperatu...
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Parasites belonging to Argulus genus, known as fish louse (Argulus foliaceus L.) significantly affect in negative way both in natural and farming environment. In this study, the pathogenic effect of fish louse temperature on fish depending on water was investigated. In this research to estimate the effects of several factors such as water temperatu...
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Dactylogyrus anchoratus Dujardin, 1857 and Gyrodactylus katharineri Malmberg, 1964 were identified on crucian carp, Carassius carassius L., 1758 in the present study, which was carried out between February 1999 and January 2000. A total of 117 fish specimens were examined. The infestation prevalence and mean intensity levels for G. katharineri was...
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Dactylogyrus anchoratus Dujardin, 1857 and Gyrodactylus katharineri Malmberg, 1964 were identified on crucian carp, Carassius carassius L., 1758 in the present study, which was carried out between February 1999 and January 2000. A total of 117 fish specimens were examined. The infestation prevalence and mean intensity levels for G. katharineri was...
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In this research, gill parasites of two Cyprinid fish (Alburnus alburnus and Carassius carassius) from the upper basin of Porsuk river were studied. Fish samples were obtained monthly at intervals during 2003 to 2004. The intensity of infection was investigated depending on the parasite species, the years and seasons, and host fish species. Four Da...
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Bu çalışmada tatlısu ve deniz balıklarında görülen monogeneanlara ait bazı metrik ve meristik özelliklerin neler olduğu ele alınmıştır. Monogeneanlardan birer örnek alınarak (Dactylogyrus genusu için; Dactylogyrus fraternus, Gyrodactylus genusu için Gyrodactylus katharineri, Diplozoon genusu için Paradiplozoon hommonion) kitenoit parçalarının çizim...
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In this Study, biogeographical distribution and habitats connections within themselves of Garra rufa (Heckel,1843) whose distribution area is limited have been studied. It has been tried to draw attention to ecologically importance, distribution and whether being in danger of extinction of this fish which is confined to narrow area in our country....
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Dactylogyrus species are a group of monogenean gill parasites that are highly specific to freshwater fishes; represents the most dominant genus among the Monogenea with regard to host distribution and location. They were sampled 14 species from more than 27 host collected in Turkey. Among these dactylogyrid parasites, Dactylogyrus fraternus could b...
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Dactylogyrus species are a group of monogenean gill parasites that are highly specific to freshwater fishes; represents the most dominant genus among the Monogenea with regard to host distribution and location. They were sampled 14 species from more than 27 host collected in Turkey. Among these dactylogyrid parasites, Dactylogyrus fraternus could b...
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Dactylogyrus species are a group of monogenean gill parasites that are highly specific to freshwater fishes; represents the most dominant genus among the Monogenea with regard to host distribution and location. They were sampled 14 species from more than 27 host collected in Turkey. Among these dactylogyrid parasites, Dactylogyrus fraternus could b...
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In this research, the parasitic infections of some fish species were studied and identified. During the study, six fish species have been recorded in Enne Dam Lake, namely; Alburnus alburnus (bleak), Carassius carassius (Crucian carp), Carassius auratus(golden carp), Barbus plebejus escherichi (barb), Leuscius cephalus (chub) and Nemacheilus sp. (l...
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The metal accumulation levels for muscle, skin, gill, liver and intestine tissues of some Cyprinidae species (Carassius carassius, Condrostoma nasus, Leuciscus cephalus and Alburnus alburnus) in Enne Dame Lake (Kütahya/Turkey), which is mostly fed by hot spring waters, were investigated. Analyses were performed for copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), manganese...
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Three species ofish, namely bleak (Alburnus alburnus), Crucian carp (Carassius carassius) and golden carp (Carassius auratus) were collected rom Enne Dam Lake (Turkey) and examined for parasiicinfecions.The most common fish species was A. alburnus followed by C. carassius and C. auratus. Three species of Monogenea (Dactylogyrusjraternus, Dactylogyr...
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In the present study, Paraergasilus longidigitus Yin, 1954 (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida) was identified in branchial flaments of Alburnus alburnus Lin.,1758 caught from Enne Dam Lake for the first time in Turkish fauna. The study carried out monthly between June 98 - May 99, and a total of 208 fish was collected. The distribution of parasitic copep...
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In this study seasonal effect of Ligula intestinalis of plerocercoids in Alburnus alburnus (bleak) have been investigated. Out of 244 A. alburnus examined and 40 specimens were found to be heavily infected with parasites mentioned above (16%). The highest infection rate has been found in July and August (36 and 44%). In this study among the all fis...
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Fifty-three marsh frogs, Rana ridibunda, that were collected during the period from 1998 to 2004 from 4 different regions of Turkey and variable extended localities, were examined for helminths. As a result of our study 16 species of metazoan parasites were found. These included 9 Digenea, 4 Nematoda, 2 Acanthocephala and 1 Hirudinea. Pleurogenoide...

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