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The biology of gyrodactylid monogeneans: the "Russian-doll killers".
The role of glacial lakes and modified river systems during the ice ages in gyrodactylid speciation, and suggest that salmon infecting clades of G. salaris first arose from G. thymalli in such lakes, but failed to spread fully across Scandinavia before further dispersal was ended by rising sea levels. Expand
Host specificity dynamics: observations on gyrodactylid monogeneans.
The host response to gyrodactylids appears to be the same mechanism in all salmonids with innate resistance as one end of a spectrum, but influenced by stress and probably under polygenic control. Expand
Phylogenetic analysis of Gyrodactylus spp. (Platyhelminthes: Monogenea) using ribosomal DNA sequences
Phylogenetic analyses (parsimony, distance, and maximum likelihood) separated species of the Gyrodactylus wageneri species-group (with a long ITS-1) from those of theGyrodACTylus eucaliae and G. arcuatus species-groups ( with a short ITS-2). Expand
Diseases and parasites in wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) populations
The ecology of infectious diseases in wild and managed salmon populations is reviewed, and although parasites of returning adults are best documented, diseases among parr are probably most important and myxozoans, furunculosis, G. salaris, and sea lice are the pathogens most likely to threaten wild andmanaged salmon stocks in future. Expand
Combined ribosomal DNA and morphological analysis of individual gyrodactylid monogeneans.
A method is presented for the isolation and analysis of hamuli, marginal hooks, and bars from individual gyrodactylid monogeneans using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), while simultaneouslyExpand
Gyrodactylid developmental biology: historical review, current status and future trends.
  • J. Cable, P. Harris
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal for parasitology
  • 1 March 2002
The history of gyrodactylid embryology is reviewed, cytogenetic and ultrastructural observations of embryonic development are presented and structures such as the gut and excretory system differentiate late, and are highlighted, together with the attachment apparatus, as examples of post-embryonic differentiation. Expand
Nominal species of the genus Gyrodactylus von Nordmann 1832 (Monogenea: Gyrodactylidae), with a list of principal host species
While the majority of Gyrodactylus species (59%) are recorded from single hosts, some have a much broader broad range and need to be considered for inclusion in a broader range classification. Expand
A case of mistaken identity – reappraisal of the species of canid and felid hookworms (Ancylostoma) present in Australia and India
Morphological and genetic data presented herein provide strong evidence that the hookworms from cats in Towsville are not A. ceylanicum as previously identified, but are A. braziliense. Expand
Killing of Gyrodactylus salaris (Platyhelminthes, Monogenea) mediated by host complement.
Observations suggest that killing is due to the complement system of the host, acting via the alternate pathway, and the role of complement in the protection of fishes against gyrodactylid infection therefore deserves further investigation. Expand
Intestinal helminths of spiny mice (Acomys cahirinus dimidiatus) from St Katherine's Protectorate in the Sinai, Egypt
The data suggest that there are differences between helminth component communities infecting spiny mice in different neighbouring wadis, a hypothesis which will be explored further through the continuing studies in the Sinai. Expand