Helminth parasites of South American fishes: current status and characterization as a model for studies of biodiversity.

@article{Luque2017HelminthPO,
  title={Helminth parasites of South American fishes: current status and characterization as a model for studies of biodiversity.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Luque and Felipe Bisaggio Pereira and Philippe Vieira Alves and Marcelo E Oliva and Juan Tom{\'a}s Timi},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={2017},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={
          150-164
        }
}
The South American subcontinent supports one of the world's most diverse and commercially very important ichthyofauna. In this context, the study of South American fish parasites is of increased relevance in understanding their key roles in ecosystems, regulating the abundance or density of host populations, stabilizing food webs and structuring host communities. It is hard to estimate the number of fish parasites in South America. The number of fish species studied for parasites is still low… CONTINUE READING
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