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Some Digenea parasites of tunny from the coast of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12530181     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Rhipidocotyle pentagonum (Ozaki, 1924) is reported for the first time in South America parasitizing Auxis thazard and in a new host Katsuwonus pelamis. Tergestia laticollis (Rudolphi, 1819) is reported for the first time in South America and in Thunnus albacares, representing a new host record. Copiatestes filiferus (Leuckart, in Sars, 1885) is recorded for the first time in Brazil and in Thunnus albacares, another new host record. Tetrochetus coryphaenae (Yamaguti, 1934) is presented for the first time in Brazil parasitizing Thunnus albacares.
Authors:
B M M Fernandes; A Kohn; A L Santos
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2002-11-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brazilian journal of biology = Revista brasleira de biologia     Volume:  62     ISSN:  1519-6984     ISO Abbreviation:  Braz J Biol     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-17     Completed Date:  2003-03-03     Revised Date:  2007-09-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101129542     Medline TA:  Braz J Biol     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  453-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Laboratório de Helmintos Parasitos de Peixes, Departamento de Helmintologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Av. Brasil, 4365, CEP 21045-900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. berenice@ioc.fiocruz.br
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Brazil
Trematoda / anatomy & histology,  classification*
Tuna / parasitology*

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