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Diplostomiasis (Trematoda: Strigeidae) in Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) from Charr Lake, northern Labrador.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3625914     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The eyes of 273 Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) taken from Charr Lake, the Ikarut River, and Hebron Fiord in northern Labrador were examined for diplostomula. All anadromous charr taken from the Ikarut river and Hebron Fiord were uninfected. The resident fish from Charr Lake were parasitized with large numbers of diplostomula and intensity of infection increased with age and length. Infections of up to 2,852 diplostomula in one fish are the highest recorded. Such infections did not appear to affect the vision of the charr.
D R Bouillon; M A Curtis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wildlife diseases     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0090-3558     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Wildl. Dis.     Publication Date:  1987 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-08     Completed Date:  1987-10-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0244160     Medline TA:  J Wildl Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  502-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Eye Diseases / epidemiology,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Fish Diseases / epidemiology,  parasitology*
Newfoundland and Labrador
Salmonidae / parasitology*
Trematode Infections / epidemiology,  veterinary*

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