• Corpus ID: 40136854

[Helminths of Antarctic fishes].

  title={[Helminths of Antarctic fishes].},
  author={Anna Rocka},
  journal={Wiadomosci parazytologiczne},
  volume={54 1},
  • A. Rocka
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Wiadomosci parazytologiczne
Antarctic fishes are represented by sharks, skates (Chondrichthyes) and bony fishes (Teleostei). Teleosts play an important role in the completion of life cycles of many helminth species. They serve as either definitive or intermediate and paratenic hosts. Chondrichthyes are definitive hosts only. Seventy three helminth species occur as the adult stage in fishes: Digenea (45), Cestoda (14), Nematoda (6), Acanthocephala (8), Also, 11 larval stages of Cestoda (7) and Nematoda (4) are known…