Ceratomyxa aegyptiaca n. sp. (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) from the gall-bladder of Solea aegyptiaca Chabanaud (Pleuronectiformes: Soleidae) in a Tunisian coastal lagoon

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A new marine myxosporean species, Ceratomyxa aegyptiaca n. sp. is described from the gall-bladder of Solea aegyptiaca Chabanaud collected from the Ghar El Melh Lagoon in northeastern Tunisia. Mature spores are elongate and crescent-shaped, measuring 8–11 μm in length and 48–58 μm in width. The polar capsules are spherical, 3.2–4 μm in diameter and equal in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-012-9365-8

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