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Occurrence of Braga cigarra (Cymothoidae) parasitizing Galeocharax knerii (Characidae) from affluents of Jurumirim reservoir, Brazil.
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PMID:  23459850     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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<p id="para1">The occurrence of the cymothoidae Braga cigarra is reported parasitizing the oral cavity of freshwater fish Galeocharax knerii from Veados, Paranapanema and Taquari Rivers, affluent of the Jurumirim Reservoir, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil is reported. The isopod species were identified based on the multilaminar pleopods, narrow pleon and short pleotelson in females. The overall prevalences of isopods were 31.7%, 7.7% and 5.7%, respectively, in the Paranapanema, Veados and Taquari Rivers. This note contributes to the knowledge of the geographical distribution and fauna of parasite crustaceans known to date in these important ecosystems.
Authors:
Heleno Brandão; Gislayne de Melo Toledo; Alison Carlos Wunderlich; Igor Paiva Ramos; Edmir Daniel Carvalho; Reinaldo Jose da Silva
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-05
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Title:  Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinaria = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Orgao Oficial do Colegio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1984-2961     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Bras Parasitol Vet     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
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Created Date:  2013-3-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9440482     Medline TA:  Rev Bras Parasitol Vet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  0     Citation Subset:  -    
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