Diversity and host specificity of monogenean gill parasites (Platyhelminthes) of cichlid fishes in the Bangweulu-Mweru ecoregion

  title={Diversity and host specificity of monogenean gill parasites (Platyhelminthes) of cichlid fishes in the Bangweulu-Mweru ecoregion},
  author={Michiel W. P. Jorissen and Antoine Pariselle and Tine Huyse and Emmanuel J. Vreven and Jos Snoeks and Filip A. M. Volckaert and Auguste Chocha Manda and Gyrhaiss Kapepula Kasembele and Tom J. Artois and Maarten P. M. Vanhove},
  journal={Journal of Helminthology},
  pages={417 - 437}
Abstract This study represents the first exploration of the parasite fauna of cichlid fishes in the Mweru-Luapula subregion (Central Africa). Twelve species of cichlids and 14 species of Monogenea from three genera (Cichlidogyrus, Gyrodactylus and Scutogyrus) were collected. We present a first record of the gill parasite fauna of eight host species, Oreochromis mweruensis, Orthochromis sp. ‘Mambilima’, Sargochromis mellandi, Serranochromis angusticeps, S. stappersi, S. thumbergi and Tylochromis… 

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