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A further contribution to the taxonomy of the Trichodinidae (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) and a review of the taxonomic status of some fish ectoparasitic trichodinids
The family Trichodinidae (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) includes nine genera of which the largest genus,Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1830, comprises more than 150 species. In order to provide uniform specific… Expand
Trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichida) of freshwater fishes of the Zambesi River System, with a reappraisal of host specificity
Over a period of five years parasitological surveys were carried out on the freshwater fish fauna in the eastern Caprivi which included the upper Zambesi River, a section of the Chobe and Kwando… Expand
Trichodinid ectoparasites of cichlid and cyprinid fishes in South Africa and Israel
SummaryThree new and seven known species of trichodinid ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritricha) were identified from cichlid and cyprinid fishes collected from fish ponds, natural and man-made lakes,… Expand
Host specificity of trichodinid ectoparasites of freshwater fish.
Ciliophorons of the family Trichodinidoe comprise seven genera, all of which are commensolists or parasites - mainly on aquatic hosts such as other ciliophorans, coelenterates, planctonic… Expand
Life cycle of the temporary fish parasite, Gnathia africana (Crustacea: Isopoda: Gnathiidae).
Laboratory work was conducted to elucidate the life cycle of the South African gnathiid isopod, Gnathia africana Barnard, 1914. The natural fish hosts of this temporary parasite, the super klipfish… Expand
Gnathia pantherina sp. n. (Crustacea: Isopoda: Gnathiidae), a temporary ectoparasite of some elasmobranch species from southern Africa.
Haematophagous larvae of a gnathiid isopod were collected from the gills, nares and buccal cavity of a single leopard catshark Poroderma pantherinum (Smith, 1838) at Jeffreys Bay and five puffadder… Expand
Four new myxozoans (Myxosporea: Bivalvulida) from intertidal fishes along the south coast of Africa.
Current records of marine myxozoans from the coast of Africa are limited to the descriptions of 52 species from mostly Senegal, with a few from Tunisia and southern Africa. Between 1998 and 2000… Expand
An endosymbiotic Trichonid, Trichodina rhinobatae sp. n. [Ciliophora: Petrichia] found in the Lesser guitarfish, Rhinobatos annulatus Smith, 1841 [Rajiformes: Rhinobatidae] from the South African…
Two genotypic groups of morphologically similar fish trypanosomes from the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
- A. Davies, W. Gibson, V. Ferris, L. Basson, Nico J. Smit
- Biology, Medicine
- Diseases of aquatic organisms
- 23 September 2005
Blood smears and blood lysate samples from freshwater fishes captured in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, were examined to determine whether their trypanosomes were all Trypanosoma mukasai, a species of… Expand
First Records of Trichodinid Ectoparasites (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) from Introduced Freshwater Fishes in Tasmania, Australia, with Comments on Pathogenicity
- L. Basson
- 7 November 2010
During parasitological surveys in Tasmania (Australia), four introduced fish species were investigated for the presence oftrichodinid ectoparasites. Five trichodinid species were found on the skin,… Expand