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Ghat Municipality recorded the first record of Tadpole Shrimp (Triopsgranarius) in Libya

Author Affiliations

  • 1National Centre for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Libya
  • 2National Centre for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Libya
  • 3National Centre for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Libya
  • 4National Centre for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Libya and Public Health Department, Faculty of Medical Technology, University of Tripoli, Libya

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 9, Issue (2), Pages 43-46, May,10 (2020)


The tadpole shrimp (Triopsgranarius) is largely geographically distributed throughout North Africa, Middle East and Asia. Ithas recently been found in Ghat Municipality of Libya after torrential floods. The collections of Triops granaries are the first records to be documented for Libya.


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