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Hosts and parasites as aliens
Abstract Over the past decades, various free-living animals (hosts) and their parasites have invaded recipient areas in which they had not previously occurred, thus gaining the status of aliens orExpand
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Host-parasite interactions in Acanthocephala: a morphological approach.
In this review recent morphological and histochemical descriptions have been compiled of (mainly outer) features of all developmental stages of the Acanthocephala as well as what is known about theExpand
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Parasites as accumulation indicators of heavy metal pollution.
Parasites are attracting increasing interest from parasite ecologists as potential indicators of environmental quality because of the variety of ways in which they respond to anthropogenic pollution.Expand
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Distribution and morphology of two helminths recently introduced into European eel populations: Anguillicola crassus (Nematoda, Dracunculoidea) and Paratenuisentis ambiguus (Acanthocephala,
The occurrence of 2 helminths is reported in eel from 3 regions of the Federal Repubhc of Germany Both specles, Angudhcola crassus (Nematoda Dracunculoldea) and Paratenuisentis ambj-guusExpand
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Revision of the genus Anguillicola Yamaguti, 1935 (Nematoda: Anguillicolidae) of the swimbladder of eels, including descriptions of two new species, A. novaezelandiae sp. n. and A. papernai sp. n.
The genus Anguillicola is reviewed on the basis of the examination of some type specimens and other material. Two new species are described: A. novaezelandiae sp. n. from Anguilla australis (typeExpand
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The phylogenetics of Anguillicolidae (Nematoda: Anguillicoloidea), swimbladder parasites of eels
BackgroundAnguillicolidae Yamaguti, 1935 is a family of parasitic nematode infecting fresh-water eels of the genus Anguilla, comprising five species in the genera Anguillicola and Anguillicoloides.Expand
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Histopathological changes in the swimbladder wall of the European eel Anguilla anguilla due to infections with Anguillicola crassus.
The histopathological changes in swimbladders of European eels naturally and experimentally infected with Anguillicola crassus were studied using transmission and scanning electron microscopy. DuringExpand
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Lead concentrations in Hymenolepis diminuta adults and Taenia taeniaeformis larvae compared to their rat hosts (Rattus norvegicus) sampled from the city of Cairo, Egypt
Concentrations of lead, determined by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry, were compared between the cestodes Hymenolepis diminuta and Taenia taeniaeformis and its host rat (RattusExpand
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Lead and cadmium content of two cestodes, Monobothrium wageneri and Bothriocephalus scorpii, and their fish hosts
Abstract The adult cestodes Monobothrium wageneri and Bothriocephalus scorpii from the intestines of their respective final hosts, tench (Tinca tinca) caught in the river Ruhr, Germany, and turbotExpand
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