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Helminth Parasites of Two Species of Lepomis (Osteichthyes: Centrarchidae) from an Urban Watershed and their Potential Use in Environmental Monitoring

@article{Anderson2015HelminthPO,
  title={Helminth Parasites of Two Species of Lepomis (Osteichthyes: Centrarchidae) from an Urban Watershed and their Potential Use in Environmental Monitoring},
  author={Sydney M Anderson and Riccardo A. Fiorillo and Tamara J. Cook and William I. Lutterschmidt},
  journal={Georgia journal of science},
  year={2015},
  volume={73},
  pages={8}
}
We provide a checklist of the common parasites of bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) and redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) collected from eight creeks within an urban watershed located in Columbus, Georgia. A total of 12 parasite species were observed from 427 fish dissected. Bluegill (n = 222) were infected with 11 species, which included five species of larval helminths (Proteocephalus sp., Bothriocephalus sp., Posthodiplostomum minimum, Diplostomulum sp. and Clinostomum complanatum), one adult… 

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