(Squaliformes: Squalidae) off South Africa with comments on its development and fecundity

Abstract

A new species of tetraphyllidean cestode in the genus Trilocularia is described from an undescribed shark species, Squalus cf. mitsukurii, off the coast of south Africa. Trilocularia eberti sp. n. is the second known member of its genus, and like its congener, T. gracilis (Olsson, 1866–1867) Olsson, 1869, is extremely hyperapolytic, dropping proglottids… (More)

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