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Description of three new species of Gyrodactylus von Nordmann, 1832 (Monogenea) parasitising Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (L.) and O. mossambicus (Peters) (Cichlidae)
- A. García-Vásquez, H. Hansen, K. Christison, J. Bron, A. Shinn
- BiologyActa Parasitologica
- 18 February 2011
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