Cranial helminths of Mustela vison Schreber, 1777 in Spain.

  title={Cranial helminths of Mustela vison Schreber, 1777 in Spain.},
  author={Jordi Torres and Jordi Miquel and Sisco Ma{\~n}as and Victoria Asensio and Catarina Eira and Santiago Palaz{\'o}n},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={137 3-4},
A survey was carried out to investigate the presence of cranial helminths in 337 American minks (Mustela vison) from Spain. This information was obtained partly in order to evaluate potential conservation problems and sanitary risks to the congeneric European mink (Mustela lutreola), one of the most endangered carnivores in the world. Skulls and rectal faeces of each specimen were simultaneously analysed. Troglotrema acutum and Skrjabingylus nasicola were found in 5.6% of the M. vison analysed… CONTINUE READING