Aponurus laguncula looss, 1907 (digenea: Lecithasteridae): a report from herring, Clupea harengus L., in the eastern English channel and a review of its biology

@article{Bray2004AponurusLL,
  title={Aponurus laguncula looss, 1907 (digenea: Lecithasteridae): a report from herring, Clupea harengus L., in the eastern English channel and a review of its biology},
  author={Rodney A Bray and Ken Mackenzie},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={17},
  pages={115-124}
}
The digenean Aponurus laguncula is reported for the first time from the herring, Clupea harengus, and for the first time from the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean. These specimens from the English Channel are described and differ from previous descriptions only in their greater egg-size, the mean of which is 38 × 18 μm. Their occurrence in the new host and locality is discussed. Comparison with other described species of Aponurus suggests that several may be synonymous with A. laguncula. A… CONTINUE READING