Cystacanths of Acanthocephala in notothenioid fish from the Beagle Channel (sub-Antarctica)

@article{Laskowski2008CystacanthsOA,
  title={Cystacanths of Acanthocephala in notothenioid fish from the Beagle Channel (sub-Antarctica)},
  author={Zdzisław Laskowski and Witold Jeżewski and Krzysztof Zdzitowiecki},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={70},
  pages={107-117}
}
The morphology of relaxed cystacanths of polymorphid acanthocephalans collected from notothenioid fishes in the Beagle Channel (Magellanic subregion of sub-Antarctica) is described. A parasite of birds, Andracantha baylisi (Zdzitowiecki, 1986), was found in Patagonotothen longipes and Champsocephalus esox. It has: a proboscis 0.82–0.89 mm long; a proboscis hook formula of 16 rows of 9/10–10/11, including 4–5 basal hooks; distal hooks with the longest blades; a fore-trunk not separated from the… 

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