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Digenea of Hoplias intermedius and Hoplias malabaricus (Actinopterygii, Erythrinidae) from upper São Francisco River, Brazil.
TLDR
The presence of metacercariae and adult digeneans indicate that they act as intermediate and definitive hosts, respectively, in their biological cycles, as a result of piscivorous feeding habits of these adult erythrinids from the upper São Francisco River. Expand
Nematodes of Astyanax fasciatus (Actinopterygii: Characidae) and their parasitic indices in the São Francisco river, Brazil.
TLDR
This fish acts as an intermediate host of some species of larval nematodes especially, Anisakidae and Acanthocheilidae (Brevimulticaecum sp., new host record and new locality) and acts as a definitive host for P. saofranciscencis and S. rodolphiheringi in the upper São Francisco river. Expand