Sokolov S.G. 2005. [A review of parasites of the mikizha Parasalmo mykiss (Osteichthyes, Salmonidae) from Kamchatka peninsula] // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.2. No.1: 35–60 [in Russian, with English summary].

A.N. Severtzov Institute of Ecology & Evolution RAS, Leninskij pr., 33, Moscow 119071 Russia.

ABSTRACT: Data on 69 species of parasites found by the author in mikizha Parasalmo mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) from rivers of the Western Kamchatka are provided. In addition, the literature data on the fauna of parasites of the Kamchatkan mikizha is summarized. Possible causes of the presence of parasites of marine ecological group in the resident mikizha are discussed. Parasitological data confirm the the proposed close relationship between genera of Parasalmo and Oncorhynchus s. str.

KEY WORDS: parasites, Parasalmo mykiss, Salmonidae, Kamchatka.

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